Listening to the Horse Movie

I'm delighted to be part of this 7-part documentary on horse training and keeping, along with over 70 other great ...
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From Aggressive Rescue Pony to Trick Training Superstar: Tribute to Murphy

From Aggressive Rescue Pony to Trick Training Superstar: Tribute to Murphy

Sadly, we had to say goodbye to Murphy this week as his health failed him in his old age. He joined ...
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3 Top Tips to Despook Your Horse this Halloween! 🕷

3 Top Tips to Despook Your Horse this Halloween! 🕷

Despooking exercises for your horse should be calm, positive and fun for both of you. The aim is to build ...
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De-Spooking Your Horse Over Jumps

De-Spooking Your Horse Over Jumps

This exercise is great to build your horse's confidence over a wide range of fences, no matter what types of ...
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Trick Training: How to Teach 'Catch'

Trick Training: How to Teach ‘Catch’

Along with all the more 'serious' stuff I do with my horses, I love to teach tricks. They're just a ...
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Liberty Loading Fun

Liberty Loading Fun

I love working with all the different characters in my herd and making their training as fun as possible. This ...
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Teaching A-B Free Jumping

Teaching A-B Free Jumping

As you might know, A-B Free Jumping is one of my favourite exercises. It has many benefits, including: > Teaching ...
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Transferring a Cue from the Ground to the Saddle: Rein-Back

Transferring a Cue from the Ground to the Saddle: Rein-Back

If your horse knows a behaviour on the ground, it’s a simple process to transfer it to the saddle; you ...
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How to Make Steady Progress With Your Horse

How to Make Steady Progress With Your Horse

When thinking about training steps, we tend to think in, well, steps. You complete step 1 and then progress to ...
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Why and How to Lunge Your Horse

Why and How to Lunge Your Horse

Lunging is a great exercise for your horse that I use regularly for: > Teaching horses to remain calm and ...
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Pilates Alignment for Riders

Pilates Alignment for Riders

I have practiced Pilates for many years now after discovering the benefits after a serious riding accident in which I ...
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Using the Target to Change Your Horse’s Balance

Using the Target to Change Your Horse’s Balance

Rowan used to be very head high, tight in the back and toss her head a lot in movement. I ...
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