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'A young horse in leg yield left, showing lateral suppleness, but lacking the engagement of a more advanced horse.' Kindley supplied by Big Time Media

Tips for leg yielding – By Jenny Richardson BHSAI

If you would like your horse to become rounder, by relaxing the jaw and working in a round, low frame, read more…

Ex-racehorse classes are popular - Picture by  racehorse-trainer Scott Dixon.

Returning to riding – by Jenny Richardson BHSAI

Are you thinking about returning to riding after a break, or a period of not owning a horse? If you read more…

Ladies in historical side saddle attire, in front of Castle Leslie.

Sit to the side – by Jenny Richardson BHSAI

Have you ever fancied trying side saddle? You can read a little more about it elsewhere on this site, in read more…

Transitions help develop balance, suppleness and impulsion.

Transform your transitions – by Castle Leslie Estate’s Jenny Richardson, BHSAI

Is 2019 the year you will step up from Novice to Elementary, in your flatwork? In this article, we will read more…

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Thinking of trying Dressage to Music in 2019? Trainer Jenny Richardson shares her tips…

  Dressage to music gives a really fun element to dressage competition, and is great for the spectators. Many professional riders read more…

Jenny Richardson BHSAI showcases a new video on troubleshooting horse riding mistakes

Castle Leslie Estate’s Head Trainer Jenny Richardson BHSAI showcases a video on the most common riding mistakes we ALL make…   read more…

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Taking to the indoor arena for your show jumping training? Follow Jenny Richardson’s top tips…

  Jenny Richardson BHSAI of Castle Leslie Estate shares her advice: Start with a grid of cross poles at whatever read more…

Jenny Richardson’s ten cross-country commandments

  Trainer Jenny Richardson offers her top tips for XC riding- Walk the course if you can – this helps read more…