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Quick Quiz: Riding Position Puzzle

Can you tell which movement this rider is “riding” from the correct position in the left photo above, and the common mistakes depicted in the middle and on the right? 280 more words

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Quick Quiz: Which Horse Is Bending Correctly?

Look at this image. Can you spot the differences between the horse on the left and the horse on the right?

Which one is a horse that is bending correctly? 323 more words

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Lightness vs. Softness

When we talk about “lightness” we refer to the horse’s body, to the level of intensity with which we would like to give aids.

Softness, however, refers to the horse’s mind. 70 more words


2017 RRP Tb Makeover

My application was accepted for the 2017 Retired Racehorse Projects Thoroughbred Makeover. I’m excited to compete again and take the journey. This year the makeover is October 5-8th. 396 more words

Appaloosas Are Stubborn

She’s pretty, that’s for sure. She’s also often a huge pain in the backside.

She does not load or tie, she often dislikes grooming, knows her name, but does not come to see you at the gate. 484 more words