My last Inclusive Riding Session at Scropton

Hello! So, I have entered the last semester of my course, which means it’s MA Dissertation time! Many things end with the end of the spring semester at university and one of them was the equine therapy sessions organized by

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How is an English saddle made?

So, when you start your riding journey, you learn what a saddle is, how it’s fitted, what kind of saddle it for what kind of sports etc. But when do you learn how a saddle is made? I remember my

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Are horses more responsive than people think? Helping Zimas help himself

This is just one of the numerous other blogs I want to write to support the view that our equine friends are clever creatures, who don’t just respond to commands they have learned during their schooling. After my first horse

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A leopard’s coat: The Apaloosa

Today I have been exploring the special Appaloosa breed. The Appaloosa is an American horse known for the beautiful, leopard-spotted pattern on its coat.It is considered the most popular stock horse in the United States and is mostly used in

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Rising trot tutorials

Who has watched me riding knows it well; my sitting trot needs improvement. Desperately. And I know it well; I go mad every time I think about this. And my instructors both in Crete and England are often frustrated. Why?

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Why I love horseback riding

I’ve started this blog without telling why horse riding has become my new passion. I still remember my over-protective mother screaming like crazy and running after me all around the house, when she found out that I had started horseback

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