Month: October 2017

Training Outside The Box Part 2

BUILDING A PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR HORSE In this article, I continue with the series “training outside the box.” The “box” is the confined areas, such as arenas and paddocks, where many riders spend most of their training time. Before we start training outside the box, however, it is important to recognize and learn how to “read the horse” to tell if he has inner energy and playfulness that needs to be released through a forced exercise like longeing. Any healthy, fit horse has some level of inner energy that must be released before he can concentrate on the task...

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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.

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