Back on Canada’s back

The first time I rode Canada he bucked me off and I got some injuries. After getting better, Yannis discouraged me from riding him again before he could see that I was able to control him. My fall still is

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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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My first horse

When I saw Canada on a photograph, I was intrigued by his jet black color and big height (17hh). When I met him just before the beginning of my second year in my MA course, I realized that he’s an

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Book review – “Thoroughbred Breeders: New Blood”, by Christine Meunier

  I read Christine Meunier’s romance novel “Thoroughbred Breeders: New Blood”. The story unfolds in a large stud in Victoria, Australia. Savannah, having a degree in equine breeding, has only worked for a year in Nev’s large stud, looking after

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Equestrian in the Ancient Olympics: Did you know?

Today I read Xenophon’s On Horsemanship and Hipparchus and, looking at the introduction of each book, I found interesting information about the add of equestrian to the classical Olympic Games, and I would like to share it with you. Besides, as a Greek and

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