Monatsarchive: August 2012

Buck on Getting to the Feet

I’m eagerly awaiting the release of this new series of instructional DVDs about Buck Brannaman’s training clinics. Just listen to the man talk and watch how he does it. Here’s a preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGH6W946dFw&feature=player_embedded   More information can be found here: … Weiterlesen

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Olympic Dressage 2012

I love this commentary by Will Faerber from Art2Ride   http://www.art2ride.com/blog/olympic-dressage-2012/   He took the words right out of my mouth!       Always wear appropriate safety items of clothing, gloves, shoes and head protection when handling or riding … Weiterlesen

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Woof-Woof-Bolt. Barking dogs and bolting horses.

With all this Olympic fever, I’d almost forgotten about the “Ask the Expert” Q & A. This time, Richard Thompson answers a question put to me by one of my pupils: Q.  How to cope with your horse when riding … Weiterlesen

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Dressage or modern-day Stressage?

I’ve been able to watch the Olympic Equestrian sports via live-stream on the fabulous (and to me previously unknown) European Broadcasting Union! The advantage is that you just get the live broadcast with the camera man/men following the action, and … Weiterlesen

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Whisperers, Horsemanship and Hollywood!

While I’m on the subject of ears, I thought I’d link up to this article from Kate Farmer at Thinking Horse, who has some interesting thoughts about the buzz around the film Buck which is still playing in UK cinemas … Weiterlesen

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Preparing the position of your horse’s head for the bridle.

When I bought Elektra almost 2 years ago she was almost untouched by human hands. In her every day handling with us, it soon became apparent that she was incredibly sensitive around her ears. I think she was possibly twitched … Weiterlesen

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