Helpers needed for the 4 & 6 week course with an opportunity to be involved in the course.

If you have had a desire to attend the 4 or 6 week course at “Alchemy Place” but haven’t had...

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Newsletter November 2019

Greetings to you all, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you who have or currently are affected by fires. We...

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Pre-Loved & discounted BALANCE saddles

Nexus Jump saddle tan – J2 tree width, 17 1/2″ seat, tan – $1850 Nexus Dressage Saddle X...

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BALANCE saddle pads Galore

I have just received a new shipment of pads so if you are in need of some new pads I have plenty available....

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Endorsed Equipment & Horse Products and where to order them.

All masters of their trade love good tools. They know that the right tools make the job easier and get better...

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Riding with Synchronicity – What is it really about ?

Riding with Synchronicity Why would you want to learn ‘Riding with Synchronicity’? Because HORSES LIKE IT !!!! ...

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Recognizing Good Posture, Self-carriage and Balance in the horse.

I am often not in a situation where I can get good photos to help people learn but a student recently sent me 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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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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Podcast -Interview with Mel Fleming

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The Importance of TEMPO

                        A really great article...

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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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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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