Coping with Change

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”

Dressage – Thoughts on the Training Scale

Although there has been plenty written about the Dressage Training Scale, I’d like to offer some thought on the “Why do we need a scale?” question and how creatively interpreting the sections can aid our training. The most commonly used scale is the German Training Scale, shown in pictures and English + German terms toContinue reading “Dressage – Thoughts on the Training Scale”

Purity of Partnership

In the centuries upon centuries that humans have interacted with horses, we have come around in our thinking, progressing further with ethical treatment and understanding of the abilities and attributes of horses. Our interactions in terms of partnership can be seen across a continuum of flavours. The representation above, shows three simple categories. We mightContinue reading “Purity of Partnership”