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…

And the Winner is…

Huge thank you for all the entires to the “Perfect Mind:Perfect Ride” book Give Away. The winner is: Tanja from www.dressagehafl.com (please check your emails! 🙂 )  It was so hard to chose from many really lovely entires and I so wish I had several books to give away! I hope you’ll enjoy reading the book Tanja and…

You are never too old…

Social perception is an interesting thing. There is a time to go to school, time to buy a house, time to study, time to have children, time to get married etc etc If someone doesn’t quite fit into the structure of that timeline they might feel uncomfortable at best, maybe intimidated, underachieving, silly, irresponsible, selfish,…

Great new book for riders’ and coaches’ bookshelves! – The Science of Equestrian Sports by Inga Wolframm

“The Science of Equestrian Sports is a comprehensive study of the theory and practice of the rider in equine sport. While most scholarship to date has focused on the horse in competition, this is the first book to collate current data relating specifically to riders. It provides valuable insight into improving sporting performance and maintaining the…