Horse Sense Savvy – rug clips

When doing up rug leg straps – have the clips facing inwards so it is harder for them to get caught on a...

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Is your saddle too long for your horse’s back ?

A very interesting article written by Lesley Taylor from BALANCE saddles. This article is not only about saddles...

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Four Aspects of Horsemanship

Always endeavouring to better explain and teach my learnings with horses, I have found it helpful to think about...

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Testimonial from Carolyn Stansfield

A testimonial from Carolyn Stansfield after last years September long term module at “Alchemy Place”....

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Testimonial from Vicki Hickey

Hi Mel & Tony, I have just had a ride on Beau, first ride since the Clinic and it’s the best ride I’ve ever...

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Testimonial from Paisley Walker

It has been a week since completing 3 back-to-back clinics with Mel Fleming at Woody Pear Park. I have been...

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Your Horse is your Mirror

Your Horse is Your Mirror – is a phrase that I have heard bandied around in horsemanship circles over the...

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Cleaning your Saddle

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Podcast -Interview with Mel Fleming

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Pre-Loved BALANCE saddles

Nexus Dressage saddle – Nexus Jump saddle – J2 tree width, 17 1/2″ seat, tan – $2300...

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The Importance of TEMPO

                        A really great article written by Carol and Lesley from BALANCE   Click the silver button...

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Ideas, Insights and Inspiration

DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND LOVE WHAT YOU DO – I recently had a great reminder about this. I had the opportunity...

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“You will only find it in the movies.”

This was a quote from one of the students at a recent Introductory Course. On about the third day of a course one...

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6 week course at “Alchemy Place”

The annual 6 week course was once again very successful. I think the best ever. These courses continue to always...

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Newsletter Dec 2016 & Happy Christmas

Hello everyone, Christmas Greetings to you. I love this photo of the dogs, Dallas and Solly,  looks like they are...

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Aikido training and progress

Continuing to learn Aikido has been an important component of my year. Aikido challenges me mentally, emotionally...

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Personal Development for Mind, Body & Spirit

For me personally, there is always the gaining of more clarity about riding dynamics and biomechanics mainly via...

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Progression with my horses Arumi and Matriarch

  This year I felt there was a huge break through with Arumi. For those that don’t know Arumi, he was a...

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