Tag: Dressage horse training
What do I miss most?
If you follow this blog you will know I am not able to ride due to a hip injury and having worn out my 20 year old replaced right hip. Since riding is a huge part of my life not being able to ride has brought up some interesting things in my psyche. There are…
Ask and you shall recieve!
First the arena work and then……
Letting Go! Lynsey Rowan rides Biasini.
Here’s the Upside!
I know that I am off with my hip fracture and that is not great but today I got to watch Lynsey Rowan ride Biasini in a lesson with my coach Belinda Trussell. That is the upside of the injury to my hip. What a treat it is to watch a talented professional ride my…
Learning how to be light and quick!
He loves to pull like a freight train.But what must I not do?
She’s Still Smiling !
Monica Monroy is a bright light at the barn everyday. She always has a smile and something positive to say. Monica is from Mexico and rides and trains in Wellington and works virtually at her job . 1.Tell me about your life journey with horses. When did you start riding? How and why did you…
Olympian pretending to be a horse?
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new! Socrates When I was a kid I used to pretend to be a horse. I would be cantering around the living room and occasionally rearing up like the Lone Ranger’s horse Silver! But I…
So Many Details. So Little Time.
Dressage is all about the details. There are an infinity of details that must be remembered and carried out. Focusing on the details is the Lens Artists challenge this week given to us by Patti. This is a tough one for me as my dressage life is all about details. Endless details! But how can…
Ride That Horse!
Hello again! Yesterday I posted about the no stirrups work I did in my lesson last week with my coach Belinda Trussell. When I took my stirrups back we did canter work. Then, after a break, I asked to do some trot work . I wanted to see how it felt to ride the trot…
My Next Goal! Wait…What?
I spluttered in disbelief…
Biasini Speaks: Facts about the Lockdown
No easy time of it for me!
My last lesson until….?
Well, we are now in the second State of Emergency since the Covid Pandemic began almost a year ago. What does this mean for me? It means I can still go to the barn and ride Biasini as we are permitted to “care for and ride our animals”. But lessons are not permitted. I believe…