BUILDING CONFIDENCE AFTER A HORSE RIDING ACCIDENT

"When I was recovering from my horse riding accident in 2006, I was reluctant to tell people how I was feeling for fear of judgement and embarrassment, yet, when I opened up about my situation to the people I trusted, I made rapid progress." Helen O'Hanlon - Guest Blogger.

STARTING HORSES WITH THE RIGHT SADDLE…

Making decisions for developing a young horse's riding career is never easy. Choices have consequences! Make the right ones...

3 FACTORS INFLUENCING YOUR HORSE’S PERFORMANCE

No matter where you are on your riding journey, beginner through expert, there are 3 key factors influencing your horse’s performance. 1. The Horse. 2. Saddle & Pad. 3. The Rider. These 3 things have a critical relationship. While each one is extremely important independently, when combined, they are essential to your horse’s soundness, happiness, and progress.

RIDING ALONE. 7 RULES TO RIDE BY.

Riding solo can be challenging and risky! Even downright scary. What if something goes wrong? Who will come to our rescue? The number to call is still 911 right?

PRO TIP ON POSTURE FOR HORSE AND RIDER…

Without a proper seat, even a great saddle will not allow your horse to move with a natural balance and harmony. So, if you are dedicated to a true partnership with your horse, then you have to look at yourself and your posture. - Janice Dulak pilatesfordressage.com