Back in the saddle: Who says it’s always pleasant?

The Easter break is over at last, and lessons in the Trent Valley have resumed for our riding club. I was excited and looked forward to working on my trot and also hoped I could learn how to canter -which

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Getting into the trot!

Those who follow my blog know it already; I suck at trotting. After 10 months of riding, my trot is not where it’s supposed to be. But today it just went right! Today I mounted on a bigger horse, Orlando.

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Posting or Rising to the Trot – Podcast

You are a luck person if you have iTunes. Today I subscribed to the podcast channel “Daily Strides”. As far as I understand, the instructor delivers several such podcasts every week. On the podcast below she speaks about rising trot.

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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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A training day at the equestrian club

I might be from Crete, but this does not mean that I’m always there. I live in Nottingham now, studying War & Contemporary Conflict. Thank God, there is an organized riding club, which has arranged training sessions and other events

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