Natural hoofcare workshop in Crete

Hello again! Andrea-Patrizia Wiener-Angelakis invites us to her farm “With Horses Here and Now”, where she will deliver a two-day seminar on looking after the equine foot. The course will take place between from 14 to 15 October 2017 and

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Event: Horsemanship experiential workshop “You Can Do That Too” in Crete

Who is up for learning in Crete this summer? There is a notable opportunity for those of you who want to spend some of their summertime developing their horsemanship skills. The farm “With Horses Here and Now” is hosting this

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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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Move, lazy horse!

  I don’t know about you, but I have been loads of times on the back of a horse that won’t move. Not even an inch! ┬áThe problem I face is, that eventually the whip has to land on someone’s

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Steering a horse using your seat

As I have written in previous posts, I can’t get why I need to try to push a 600kg beast with my lower leg and pull the reign towards the same direction. I can’t do it and it feels abnormal

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Researching dressage

If you read this blog regularly, you probably have realised the preference I have to dressage. I like watching Grand Prix videos and also I love groundwork in the arena. Recently I learned how to stay on in sitting trot

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