Category Archives: Training

A Case for Walk Around Coaching

I have always been fascinated by different approaches and philosophies for coaching athletes. Over the past few years, I have had the opportunity to spend a considerable amount of time...

Starting Right and Starting Over

World-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones’ healing equine bodywork and innovative training methods have revolutionized the horse training landscape over the last 50 years. Her unique blend of hands-on TTouch (a...

Roll, Roll, Rollbacks!

“Often, the lessons I teach are not so different from the lower level to the higher level—it’s the expectations and technicality that vary,” says Canadian Equestrian Team veteran Jay Duke....

Bored By Ringwork?

Props might be the last thing you think of when it comes to schooling your horse, but sometimes they can be just what you need to add a little variety...

Riding a Square for Better Turns

British dressage instructor Sally Amsterdamer specializes in flat training show jumpers. Judging by her client roster she’s rather good at her job. Irish team members Andrew Bournes and Richie Moloney,...

All is Fair in Love and Training?

When riding, training, and competing, it seems we are constantly trying to balance how to be kind to our horses while still establishing boundaries that ensure behavior that keeps everyone—horse...

Riding Fit: Trot Pole Squats

Do you think of yourself as an equestrian? Do you think of yourself as an equestrian athlete? If you aren’t accustomed to including the word athlete in your Instagram profile,...

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