July 2, 2019

Some people do meditation, others do sound healing, I just go for a ride... 

February 6, 2018

Level: advance riders

I love Luciana Diniz who is originally from Brazil (also has South American background) but moved to Europe at a young age.  She became a top Show Jumper Rider. I do believe she is an inspiration for any rider. So, I follow her, I learn from her an...

November 14, 2017

I found this brilliant article ‘5 Ways to increase your confidence’ written by April Clay, who is a rider and sport psychologist in Calgary, Alberta - Published by https://horsenetwork.com; and would like to share with you.

I recommend coaches and also riders to have a...

June 22, 2017

Oh, yes, my first horse riding session after a nine-month pregnancy break felt like heaven. The joy of being back in the saddle easily overcame my physical weakness. I stopped riding last September, as soon as I found out I was pregnant; it was a hard decision as I hav...

May 26, 2017

Level: Horse comfortably jumping 1.05m – Rider capable to jump 1.10m

For green horses or intermediate riders only place first part of the exercise (trotting poles, cross bar and vertical).

Trot in and ride looking up toward a focal point at the end of the arena.  

The exe...

March 23, 2017

My handsome boy is getting better and better everyday.  The joy of seeing great progress after a good amount of time spent on building his trust on the ground, as well as under saddle.  He is becoming a real "gentleman". Celia Lecumberri is also doing a fantastic job r...

February 21, 2017

I am very happy to have found this great facility out in the Swan Valley where I agist my own horse, Cognac, while being able to coach and train in a large jumping arena.

I can set gymnastic exercises and still have room to place jumps, practice over lines, combinations...

February 14, 2017

Cognac and me with 28 weeks baby bump.  Just a couple of raw pictures to show a bit of how they look... we are working in the selection and more pictures will be coming soon. 

Big Thanks to my friend Mike who is an awesome photographer, a horse lover and my gr...

December 4, 2016

First, start with small jumps – around 60cm for the verticals and 80cm for the oxer.  The

Start with small jumps, 60cm for verticals and 80cm for the oxer.  The exercise should be built up in one step a time for green horses, from the trotting poles (1.30m spacing) addi...

August 23, 2016

  1. Exercise: 2 points seat - trotting over poles. Then, trotting over poles plus jumping crosses (1 stride). Second cross then becomes oxer (cross at front, and rail behind). For little ponies would only use second jump.  

  2. Exercise: Jumping a vertical, with placi...

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