Sometimes they push you on relentlessly.
Round. Like a circle in a spiral. Like a wheel within a wheel. Never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel. Lyrics from Windmills of your mind. Going back to the basics. How often do we hear this as riders? We are always going ‘back to the basics’. But it does not mean we…
I heard Belinda say:”this is fun!”
I think that anyone who watches this video will enjoy it whether or not they ride, or have a horse, or even know any horses. This video is of German Olympian Isabel Werth riding Emilio, in the Grand Prix Freestyle, at the German Dressage Championships. Isabel is the most decorated equestrian in the world and…
You may not have the horse you want but it may be the horse you need.
What has saved my sanity?
How much do your reins weigh? Well this could be a deeply metaphorical image for getting your life under control but fear not….I am just talking about the reins in your hands when you ride a horse. In dressage the ultimate goal is to have the contact with the horse so light that you only…
It is a challenge not a crisis!
Every horse has something to give you. Those are valuable gifts.
Stay humble and get the best coach and trainer you can find.
Janne’s advice to young riders: “Hurry up slowly”.