Very Quick Guide To Becoming a Better Rider

Riding might be an art and science married together which makes it seemingly a bottomless well of possibilities but let’s try to short list a few things an average ambitious rider can do to better their skills month after month instead of stagnating in one murky pond ūüėČ There is no particular order here: 1)…

Thoughts on “It’s Time To Train The Trainers” – an article by Catherine Haddad Staller

I came across an interesting article today thanks to Katie’s blog “Reflections on Riding”. In her post “Failed Delivery Systems”¬†¬†she discusses Catherine Haddad Staller’s latest article on Chronicle of The Horse. Catherine says: […]”What finally irked me into writing this blog is this: Our trainers need more knowledge about how to train the basics‚ÄĒnot just…

INCREASING PARTICIPATION IN EQUESTRIAN SPORTS/RECREATION. How? Perhaps the answer is Integrity

in¬∑teg¬∑ri¬∑ty noun 1.adherence¬†to¬†moral¬†and¬†ethical¬†principles;¬†soundness¬†of¬†moral¬†character;¬†honesty. 2.the¬†state¬†of¬†being¬†whole,¬†entire,¬†or¬†undiminished:¬†to¬†preserve¬†the¬†integrity¬†of¬†the¬†empire. 3.a¬†sound,¬†unimpaired,¬†or¬†perfect¬†condition:¬†the¬†integrity¬†of¬†a¬†ship’s¬†hull. This post is not for faint hearted. Feel pre-warned. The aim is for riding school clients to open their eyes, seek quality education and become aware of the fact there are places out there they should avoid and places which can turn their weekly lessons into a life changing experience.…