Decoding your Dressage Test

Why the negative comment on a 7 or higher? When I first started showing, I didn’t understand why sometimes I would get a negative comment...

6 Reasons to Try a Virtual Horse Show

Reasons to Try a Virtual Show and 3 Handy Tips! Just a few months ago, virtual horse shows were mostly ignored. Then, overnight, they...

Show him the way

Show them the way. My coach used to tell me this in lessons with young horses long ago. It is an important theme we need to keep in our ridi

Creating Symmetry in Your Horse #1

In my Facebook Group, Open Minds Dressage (check it out, all riders welcome), We recently began a group challenge with three exercises to...

Decoding Your Horse's Face

Have you ever noticed the little nuances in your horse's face? Your horse could be revealing important information about himself. ...

Five Things Your Horse Really Wants

As we are drawing closer to that festive time of year filled with mistletoe and carols, it is also a time for reflection. I know so many...

One More Time!

One of the harder things to master in training horses across disciplines is knowing when the session is done for the day. It’s a subject...

Welcome!

Welcome to my blog! Here you'll find original content and training and horsemanship (not as though those things are separate), recaps of...