The horse dancer: a film for the whole family

Hi! I hope you have had a great summer! I don’t know about your place, but here in Crete it’s hot, very hot! And when it’s so hot outside, one wants to relax and find ways to entairntain oneself. So,

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A Video of the Tennessee Walking Horse

Remember the post about the Tennessee Walking Horse? As we do with every breed, now it’s time to watch the Tennessee Walking Horse in action.  Amongst the thousands of videos that exist out there, I chose for you an informative

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Beautiful music for dressage-to-music tests based on Harry Potter

The show season has begun and the web is full of resources, ideas and… dressage music! And so, I found on YouTube two lovely videos with dressage music from the Harry Potter theme. Apart from the beautiful music, these videos

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Touching videos on Valegro’s retirement

I bet the biggest news for equestrians in 2016 is Valegro’s official retirement from competition. Having won four Olympic gold medals for Britain and loads in top European and world shows with his rider, Charlotte Dujardin, the legendary gelding was

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War and Civilization, Episode 3: Horse Warriors

As you might know, except for an equestrian, I study to become a warfare expert, so when I found out about the 1997 documentary seriesĀ “War and Civilization”, I got excited and the episodes are already in my playlist. The documentary

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Braiding and decorating the mane of a shire horse

Hi! I admire some people’s patience when it comes to heavy braiding! In some cultures there are events where heavy decoration is the norm. I watched this video of a lady braiding the mane of a shire horse for an

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