In this episode, I answer a student’s request for me to share more about my own physical challenges, and ways I have dealt with them, as well as how age affects our riding.
When is nothing something? What does the foamy head of a beer have to do with living in possibility? In this episode I’ll talk about one of the most powerful exercises I’ve never done.
I’ll talk about my perspectives on self-carriage. It’s not just the result of a perfect half halt, it is a mental, emotional, and physical state of being that can be developed much sooner than you think.
In this episode I’ll talk about a dynamic of human thinking, how it can help us and how it can hurt us.
In this episode I am joined by equine fitness expert, Jec Ballou. We talk about how to bring a horse back into foundational fitness after a break. You’ll get lots of valuable information you can use. Everyone is going to need this information at some point in their...
In this episode I talk with international dressage rider, trainer and author David De Wispelaere. We talk about his love for horses, and his thoughts about the dressage world and what makes him and his horses happy. I found him to be a kindred spirit and am so happy...
In this episode I’ll talk about why you want to practice riding without reins It can be a humbling experience, but the benefits in the long term make it well worth the effort.
In this episode I’ll talk about how to know if it’s OK to ‘push’ our horses to do something that seems hard for them. This is a very common question that all trainers and riders have at some point with every horse.
In this episode I talk about Curiosity and why it has a big impact on your horse’s trainability and willingness to learn. You may be wondering if I am referring to your, or your horse’s curiosity… I guess you’ll have to listen to find out!
In this episode I discuss nosebands – What they are for, why I don’t use them, and enough information for you to make your own educated decision about using them in your practice.
This episode is a note to students (and trainers) about taking the time to do the basics and why a horse education is about so much more than just riding skills.
In this episode I talk about a happy shift I have noticed with beginner and novice riders I have seen these days compared to the past. It has to do with a change in priorities.