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Tips and Training

Horse Float Maintenance

Most horse owners (my wife included!) don’t think about their horse float until something goes wrong. But a horse float is a piece of machinery, like a car or a boat and, as such, it requires regular attention to keep it running effectively and safely. Horse floats are often abused as much as they...

28 August 2018

Horse Float Maintenance

Most horse owners (my wife included!) don’t think about their horse float until something goes wrong. But a horse float is a piece of machinery, like a car or a boat and, as such, it requires regular attention to keep it running effectively and safely. Horse floats are often abused as much as they...

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Horse Float Maintenance

Tips and Training

Horse Float Maintenance

Most horse owners (my wife included!) don’t think about their horse float until something goes wrong. But a horse float is a piece of machinery, like a car or a boat and, as such, it requires regular attention to keep it running effectively and safely. Horse floats are often abused as much as they...

28 August 2018

Most horse owners (my wife included!) don’t think about their horse float until something goes wrong. But a horse float is a piece of machinery, like a car or a boat and, as such, it requires regular attention to keep it running effectively and safely. Horse floats are often abused as much as they...

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Nutrition and Health Tips and Training

How to care for your horse after a cross country round

There is no better feeling than finally passing through those finish flags at the end of your cross country round. There is also no better feeling than knowing you’ve done everything possible to keep your horse healthy, happy and sound!...

18 March 2017

How to care for your horse after a cross country round

There is no better feeling than finally passing through those finish flags at the end of your cross country round. There is also no better feeling than knowing you’ve done everything possible to keep your horse healthy, happy and sound!...

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How to care for your horse after a cross country round

Nutrition and Health Tips and Training

How to care for your horse after a cross country round

There is no better feeling than finally passing through those finish flags at the end of your cross country round. There is also no better feeling than knowing you’ve done everything possible to keep your horse healthy, happy and sound!...

18 March 2017

There is no better feeling than finally passing through those finish flags at the end of your cross country round. There is also no better feeling than knowing you’ve done everything possible to keep your horse healthy, happy and sound!...

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Tips and Training Top 5

Five unmounted exercises to improve your riding

As horse riders, we have to be flexible, strong and fit enough to fool ourselves into thinking we can control the 500kg animal beneath us. Many people say you can only get strong enough and fit enough to ride a horse by actually riding a horse. However, not all of us can ride all the time, and there...

19 December 2016

Five unmounted exercises to improve your riding

As horse riders, we have to be flexible, strong and fit enough to fool ourselves into thinking we can control the 500kg animal beneath us. Many people say you can only get strong enough and fit enough to ride a horse by actually riding a horse. However, not all of us can ride all the time, and there...

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Five unmounted exercises to improve your riding

Tips and Training Top 5

Five unmounted exercises to improve your riding

As horse riders, we have to be flexible, strong and fit enough to fool ourselves into thinking we can control the 500kg animal beneath us. Many people say you can only get strong enough and fit enough to ride a horse by actually riding a horse. However, not all of us can ride all the time, and there...

19 December 2016

As horse riders, we have to be flexible, strong and fit enough to fool ourselves into thinking we can control the 500kg animal beneath us. Many people say you can only get strong enough and fit enough to ride a horse by actually riding a horse. However, not all of us can ride all the time, and there...

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Tips and Training

The Ultimate DIY Hack to make your tack room spectacular

Sometimes it seems that keeping your tack room clean and dust free is a never-ending job! Do you find yourself constantly dusting and putting things away on make-shift hooks, of which there never seems to be enough of? Well, the following DIY Tack Storage hack will not only help you keep your gear i...

4 December 2016

The Ultimate DIY Hack to make your tack room spectacular

Sometimes it seems that keeping your tack room clean and dust free is a never-ending job! Do you find yourself constantly dusting and putting things away on make-shift hooks, of which there never seems to be enough of? Well, the following DIY Tack Storage hack will not only help you keep your gear i...

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The Ultimate DIY Hack to make your tack room spectacular

Tips and Training

The Ultimate DIY Hack to make your tack room spectacular

Sometimes it seems that keeping your tack room clean and dust free is a never-ending job! Do you find yourself constantly dusting and putting things away on make-shift hooks, of which there never seems to be enough of? Well, the following DIY Tack Storage hack will not only help you keep your gear i...

4 December 2016

Sometimes it seems that keeping your tack room clean and dust free is a never-ending job! Do you find yourself constantly dusting and putting things away on make-shift hooks, of which there never seems to be enough of? Well, the following DIY Tack Storage hack will not only help you keep your gear i...

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Reviews Tips and Training

Ride all over the world with an equestrian working holiday

Australia is home to many incredible equestrian communities in some pretty spectacular backdrops. Our horse industry give us access to many equestrian pursuits and adds generously to our outback and rural culture. But have you ever wondered if the grass is greener on the other side? I’ve always fe...

14 November 2016

Ride all over the world with an equestrian working holiday

Australia is home to many incredible equestrian communities in some pretty spectacular backdrops. Our horse industry give us access to many equestrian pursuits and adds generously to our outback and rural culture. But have you ever wondered if the grass is greener on the other side? I’ve always fe...

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Ride all over the world with an equestrian working holiday

Reviews Tips and Training

Ride all over the world with an equestrian working holiday

Australia is home to many incredible equestrian communities in some pretty spectacular backdrops. Our horse industry give us access to many equestrian pursuits and adds generously to our outback and rural culture. But have you ever wondered if the grass is greener on the other side? I’ve always fe...

14 November 2016

Australia is home to many incredible equestrian communities in some pretty spectacular backdrops. Our horse industry give us access to many equestrian pursuits and adds generously to our outback and rural culture. But have you ever wondered if the grass is greener on the other side? I’ve always fe...

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Tips and Training Just for Fun

The equestrian’s playlist: 10 songs to ride to

Can you imagine a better feeling than making your way around the arena, 500kgs of horse underneath you, beating in time to your favourite song? Music is a fantastic tool for motivation and a simple and easy way to help your mind relax and tune out from the world. Whether you’re a die-hard country ...

7 November 2016

The equestrian’s playlist: 10 songs to ride to

Can you imagine a better feeling than making your way around the arena, 500kgs of horse underneath you, beating in time to your favourite song? Music is a fantastic tool for motivation and a simple and easy way to help your mind relax and tune out from the world. Whether you’re a die-hard country ...

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The equestrian’s playlist: 10 songs to ride to

Tips and Training Just for Fun

The equestrian’s playlist: 10 songs to ride to

Can you imagine a better feeling than making your way around the arena, 500kgs of horse underneath you, beating in time to your favourite song? Music is a fantastic tool for motivation and a simple and easy way to help your mind relax and tune out from the world. Whether you’re a die-hard country ...

7 November 2016

Can you imagine a better feeling than making your way around the arena, 500kgs of horse underneath you, beating in time to your favourite song? Music is a fantastic tool for motivation and a simple and easy way to help your mind relax and tune out from the world. Whether you’re a die-hard country ...

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Tips and Training Top 5

Five tips for riding your best dressage test

‘A enter working trot. X halt, salute and remember to breathe.’ Dressage is the sport of horse ballet. However unlike a ballerina, it’s not just a single person effort. No, as riders we have 500 kilograms of self-thinking muscle underneath us that we have to contend with. All the while sta...

17 October 2016

Five tips for riding your best dressage test

‘A enter working trot. X halt, salute and remember to breathe.’ Dressage is the sport of horse ballet. However unlike a ballerina, it’s not just a single person effort. No, as riders we have 500 kilograms of self-thinking muscle underneath us that we have to contend with. All the while sta...

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Five tips for riding your best dressage test

Tips and Training Top 5

Five tips for riding your best dressage test

‘A enter working trot. X halt, salute and remember to breathe.’ Dressage is the sport of horse ballet. However unlike a ballerina, it’s not just a single person effort. No, as riders we have 500 kilograms of self-thinking muscle underneath us that we have to contend with. All the while sta...

17 October 2016

‘A enter working trot. X halt, salute and remember to breathe.’ Dressage is the sport of horse ballet. However unlike a ballerina, it’s not just a single person effort. No, as riders we have 500 kilograms of self-thinking muscle underneath us that we have to contend with. All the while sta...

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Tips and Training

“Your horse just called you a liar.”

I was reminded recently that it’s been 5 years since my Mojo came home to me. He broke all my “rules” when I bought him- too old, too small, and been on spell in a paddock for ages. But, you know, there was something about him… I’d seen his ad online a number of times and ruled...

6 September 2016

“Your horse just called you a liar.”

I was reminded recently that it’s been 5 years since my Mojo came home to me. He broke all my “rules” when I bought him- too old, too small, and been on spell in a paddock for ages. But, you know, there was something about him… I’d seen his ad online a number of times and ruled...

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“Your horse just called you a liar.”

Tips and Training

“Your horse just called you a liar.”

I was reminded recently that it’s been 5 years since my Mojo came home to me. He broke all my “rules” when I bought him- too old, too small, and been on spell in a paddock for ages. But, you know, there was something about him… I’d seen his ad online a number of times and ruled...

6 September 2016

I was reminded recently that it’s been 5 years since my Mojo came home to me. He broke all my “rules” when I bought him- too old, too small, and been on spell in a paddock for ages. But, you know, there was something about him… I’d seen his ad online a number of times and ruled...

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Tips and Training What Does That Even Mean?

What Is Feel? Part Two

Confidence comes from Feel. Confidence flows automatically from knowing how to work with your unique sense of Feel.  It’s like a whole new world of skill opens up. We talked in Part One about how trying to copy someone else’s way of feeling for their horse is doomed to failure and leaves us fee...

6 September 2016

What Is Feel? Part Two

Confidence comes from Feel. Confidence flows automatically from knowing how to work with your unique sense of Feel.  It’s like a whole new world of skill opens up. We talked in Part One about how trying to copy someone else’s way of feeling for their horse is doomed to failure and leaves us fee...

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What Is Feel? Part Two

Tips and Training What Does That Even Mean?

What Is Feel? Part Two

Confidence comes from Feel. Confidence flows automatically from knowing how to work with your unique sense of Feel.  It’s like a whole new world of skill opens up. We talked in Part One about how trying to copy someone else’s way of feeling for their horse is doomed to failure and leaves us fee...

6 September 2016

Confidence comes from Feel. Confidence flows automatically from knowing how to work with your unique sense of Feel.  It’s like a whole new world of skill opens up. We talked in Part One about how trying to copy someone else’s way of feeling for their horse is doomed to failure and leaves us fee...

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Tips and Training What Does That Even Mean?

What is Feel? Part One

Feel and connection are twin beacons of hope for the horse and the humans that work with them. When Jade asked me to do an article about feel for Cavalletti, I said “Yes!” thinking that this would be so easy to do.  It’s easy for me to teach “Feel” for your horse, so it should be easy to ...

29 August 2016

What is Feel? Part One

Feel and connection are twin beacons of hope for the horse and the humans that work with them. When Jade asked me to do an article about feel for Cavalletti, I said “Yes!” thinking that this would be so easy to do.  It’s easy for me to teach “Feel” for your horse, so it should be easy to ...

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What is Feel? Part One

Tips and Training What Does That Even Mean?

What is Feel? Part One

Feel and connection are twin beacons of hope for the horse and the humans that work with them. When Jade asked me to do an article about feel for Cavalletti, I said “Yes!” thinking that this would be so easy to do.  It’s easy for me to teach “Feel” for your horse, so it should be easy to ...

29 August 2016

Feel and connection are twin beacons of hope for the horse and the humans that work with them. When Jade asked me to do an article about feel for Cavalletti, I said “Yes!” thinking that this would be so easy to do.  It’s easy for me to teach “Feel” for your horse, so it should be easy to ...

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