I Never Expected This!

At the start of this week my coach Belinda Trussell said she wanted to make my horse, Biasini , more sensitive to the aids. She came up and took hold of my lower leg and demonstrated how light she wanted my leg aid to be. Let me tell you it was a feather touch! Then…

Discipline!

Internal Discipline: This is the discipline that sets your alarm at 6am and actually gets you up at 6 am and off to the gym and then you do the 3 sets of 12 reps of those strengthening exercises. External Discipline: This is the discipline that the gym’s trainer exerts when he or she counts…

Up!Up!Up!

“Poll up to your sternum!” This is something my Canadian coach Belinda Trussell has said to me over and over and over. What she means is that she wants to see my horse Biasini’s poll, which is the area at the top of his head just behind his ears, up to the level of my…