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Take Heart, Be Not Dismayed

I rode yesterday.

I would be a liar if I said it was everything I wanted it to be.  Understandably, four years without riding have left my legs weak and my technique rusty.   489 more words


Tomorrow's Champion

A stoic purpose
in tomorrow’s champion
eloquence relays.

by, Floridaborne


5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Equestrian Holiday

Riding holiday can be both exciting and relaxing. After all, who would want to miss the excitement of being outdoors and enjoy the element of the beautiful scenery and the connection with the horses? 370 more words


Doodling Fun

A little fun experimentation with my graphics tablet creating ‘Wonky Horse’


How long does it take to learn to ride?

Us humans are an impatient lot. Maybe the rapid growth of technology and instant access to information is partly to blame, but at times it seems we all want everything immediately.  481 more words


Do you know what Cavaletti means?

Thanks to Denny Emerson’s Facebook feed, I do! And you should subscribe, too. He posts a wealth of information.

The word “cavaletti” has the same roots as the word “cavalry” and “cavallo”, Italian for “horse”.

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Black Horses

Earlier this week I took the girls training towards their D+ test round the yard to test them on colours and markings. I felt they should know them so rather than teach they needed to be tested and then the knowledge gaps filled. 252 more words