One of the most difficult things to navigate in life, I have found, are disruptive people. They use all manner of tactics to implement their disruption. There are those who become involved in building something together, allowing you to depend on them and then withdraw, often without explanation and if one is given it isContinue reading “Overcoming Disruption”
Enter the Virtual Working Equitation Pas de Deux (pairs) competition. Entries close 14th June 2021 11:59PM NZT.
Enter the Virtual Working Equitation Team competition judged under the New Zealand standards by experienced judges. Entries close 11th January 2021 11:59PM NZT.
My horse, Lily, and I have been investigating the concept of impulsion. This word is part of the “Training Scale” and seems to have different meanings to different people. It is possibly one of the most disputed terms alongside “On the Bit”. So, beginning on this journey, I have taken a deep dive into theContinue reading “Impulsion Revisited”
Enter the Virtual Working Equitation competition judged under the New Zealand standards by qualified judges. Entries close 19th October 2020 11:59PM NZT.
I usually teach a lesson on Saturday morning but this morning instead I am at the computer reflecting on the up and down world with horses. Four out of five of the horses at our property have either a lameness or injury type of irritation. Our little pony, Toby, who is normally the lesson ponyContinue reading “Injuries and Irritations”
Enter the Virtual Working Equitation competition judged under the New Zealand standards by qualified judges. Entries close 27th July 2020 11:59PM NZT.
The working horse has a job to do. The basis of training the horse is to perform their job. The sport of Working Equitation honours the working horse.
Enter the Virtual Working Equitation competition judged under the New Zealand standards by qualified judges. Entries close 1st June 2020.
The current world crisis (covid-19 virus) has forced almost everyone around the world into a mandatory break from busy life. Although my life has hardly changed at all, I have to admit that the pandemic has affected me, bringing more uncertainty and some level of worry about what life will be like in the future.Continue reading “Coping with Change”