Archive for January 2016

Stress-Free Mounting PART 1

No matter how positive you feel about training your horse, if you are struggling to take the first step and mount, stress-free, everything feels like a mountain to climb! Try these simple steps to train a relaxed horse motivated to stand still at any mounting block.   Start by teaching your horse these basic in-hand read more…

Reaching Your Personal Fitness Goals

I am so happy to tell you that 2015 was the year that I finally reached my personal fitness goals!  As a professional dressage trainer, I understand the challenges equestrians face when it comes to health and fitness.  Our horses come first (of course!) and their needs often leave us unable to attend to our read more…

3 Ways to Guarantee your Horse is a Pleasure to be Around

Your horse isn’t designed to do what you want him to do, physically or psychologically because he’s never been pre-programmed with the aids or rules we live by. The truth is, every time you interact with your horse you create new learning opportunities. Equitation Science, a rapidly growing body of evidenced-based knowledge has a refreshingly read more…