A few notes and reflections from the training day with Luca Moneta Horsemanship

By Wiola Grabowska It seems to me that the most difficult clinics, demos or forums to find are those that explore training methods which can produce a sports horse without traditional systems of dominance, submission and fear training. It is one thing to train a well mannered happy hacker/typical pleasure horse with non-bullying methods, another…

Case Study: Re-educating rising trot

By Wiola Grabowska A solid, correct biomechanics of a rising trot is probably the simplest way of encouraging the horse’s seeking reflexes and as a result, the elusive roudness over the back. For all grassroots riders I teach, there is no escape from this and although I don’t tend to drill mechanically into a “perfect…