The Forward Cue

The forward cue is probably the most ignored of all the cues. It is misunderstood and misused by most riders. I am sorry to say that it is often not taught and so some riders really have no forward cue. With those who do have a cue, I rarely see it practiced or reinforced. The forward cue is probably our most important cue as forward movement is critical for any maneuver a horse attempts. A good, solid consistent forward cue is vital for a number of reasons.



The summer season of trail riding is now in full swing

The summer season of trail riding is now in full swing.  With most schools closed for the summer, people are looking for places to ride their horses.   We have a special event that you, your family and friends might enjoy with their horses.  Even if you do not have a horse, but have some experience riding, we can supply horses.  Over the years, I have always enjoyed combining horse vacations with historical locations.

Shows and Results


The Magnificent Met Mounted Police Return To Olympia, The London International Horse Show

Adding to this year’s stellar line-up of entertainment, the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police will be returning with their breath-taking Activity Ride, a phenomenal demonstration of skill and bravery as they negotiate hazards, portraying complete trust between horse and Officer. Expect horses jumping through a solid paper wall, fire, and many more edge-of-the-seat moments as the horses boldly illustrate their nerves of steel, in perfect formation.

Here is some of the latest equine news!

Eventing Nation Red on right, white on left, insanity in the middle