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Trafalgar Square Books

Art

A Heartfelt Roadmap to Connection

Choreographer and equestrian Paula Josa-Jones has written an intelligently observed, beautifully rendered collection of experiences and inspirations detailing her artist’s journey of learning to be…

2 days ago

Dressage

Don’t Forget to Breathe

Are you usually out of breath after sitting the trot? Do you catch yourself holding your breath over jumps? In her book The Dressage Seat,…

4 days ago

Books and Film

A Little Bit Better

Training horses, learning how to ride them well, these pursuits can be an obsession. They can bankrupt us, disrupt other relationships, and generally make us…

2 months ago

Pro Tips

Catch Me If You Can!

Ah, the wind in your face and your horse’s mane as he turns and snorts and shows you his heels! The carrots in your pockets,…

2 months ago

Horse Health

The Good Kind of Pressure

You know what’s great? When you can put your hands on your horse and make him feel better: rejuvenated when he’s tired, calm when he’s…

3 months ago

Training

Silly Walks For Better Riding

Remember that ridiculous Monty Python comedy sketch “The Ministry of Silly Walks”? It has inspired all manner of copycat moments over the years, and while…

5 months ago

Horse Health

Hands On Healing

What if I told you that with patient, conscientious placement of your hands on specific areas of the horse’s body, you can bring about profound…

5 months ago

Horsemanship

Filling in the Training Gaps

Mark Rashid has made a name for himself by interweaving principles of the martial arts into his horse training and his teaching. A second-degree black…

6 months ago

Hunter/Jumper

Few of us want to experience a fall from our horses, but some equestrian activities put us more at risk of biting the arena dust…

7 months ago

Books and Film

Why the Rush?

There are many in-saddle scenarios where a horse may “rush”: during transitions, before fences, or whenever you pick up the trot or canter or ask…

8 months ago

Books and Film

DIY: Find the Source of Pain

In the past decade chiropractic work—for human, horse, and other animals—has been increasingly accepted by the mainstream as a viable means of easing or, in…

9 months ago