Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear

Fear is a big and very common issue for many people who ride or who would like to ride horses. Even some very experienced riders are still dealing with fear. I so often hear people say “ I just want to get over my fear with riding”. Becoming a confident rider is not...
Riding with Synchronicity – What is it really about ?

Riding with Synchronicity – What is it really about ?

Riding with Synchronicity Why would you want to learn ‘Riding with Synchronicity’? Because HORSES LIKE IT !!!!  Forever on a quest to reach the ultimate possible quality in horsemanship I wanted to find out how horses wanted and needed to be ridden. Having already...
Recognizing Good Posture, Self-carriage and Balance in the horse.

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 couple of photos that she had on her phone. She took them while I was riding her horse in a lesson. I would have been on the horse for 20-30 mins and I just...
Is your saddle too long for your horse’s back ?

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 but also explains a bit about posture, biomechanics, and understanding HQ engagement. I thought it was very informative, so wanted to share it with you...
The Importance of TEMPO

The Importance of TEMPO

                        A really great article written by Carol and Lesley from BALANCE   Click the silver button above to read....
Ideas, Insights and Inspiration

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 to go to see a live band Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier. I loved Deborah’s voice but was even more inspired by Willy playing the guitar. He seemed to...