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In a jumping competition, jump from a medium to forward canter

Improving jumping accuracy for event riders

By Castle Leslie’s Jenny Richardson As a trainer I believe that most eventers are very confident in their cross-country phase, read more…

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Put your hands in the air… Lucy Nicholas talks hands and gloves!

The great classical dressage teacher Nuno Olivera was a big advocate of riding with ‘good hands’: “The hands have to read more…

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Shimmy that shoulder! Jenny Richardson BHSAI offers some top tips for riding shoulder-in

Shoulder-in is a useful ‘straightening’ exercise for the horse’s quarters and back – it is classed as a lateral movement read more…

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Choosing riding boots

By retailer Lucy Nicholas Are you looking for a pair of lovely new riding boots? Then read on! Your riding read more…

Staying in balance can be trickier with a 'spooky' horse.

Falls V confidence!

By Castle Leslie’s Jenny Richardson BHSAI A confident rider is safer in the saddle, but riding inevitably leads to a read more…

The more you compete, the more natural it will become to remember your course of showjumps.

Remembering SJ courses!

By Castle Leslie’s Jenny Richardson BHSAI We spend lots of time helping our riding clients hone their showjumping. But as read more…

Your riding boots can make or break your riding position.

Equine Care for Exercise in Hot Temperatures – by Peter Fishpool

Summer time brings with it much loved days of sunshine and extended daylight hours to spend more time with our read more…

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Measuring barefoot horses for hoof boots

By Lucy nicholas Firstly, when choosing hoof boots, you need to establish the right size. You should measure your horses read more…