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The Joy and frustration of Lateral Work -part 3

The Joy and frustration of Lateral Work -part 3

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The Joy & frustration of Lateral Work -part 2

The Joy & frustration of Lateral Work -part 2

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The Joys and frustrations of Lateral Work

The Joys and frustrations of Lateral Work

So often I find riders daunted, confused or frustrated by lateral work. They find things are not going exactly as they planned.

Whether it is leg yield, turn on the forehand, shoulder fore, shoulder in, travers, renvers, half pass or pirouettes; at some point the horse or rider often seems to hit a block in the training.

So why do lateral work anyway? What are the benefits for your horse?

At some stage you will need your horse to step sideways, whether it’s to move over in the stable or to open a gate while trail riding. Or you will want your horse to learn the basic or advanced dressage movements.

Newsletter May 2019

Newsletter May 2019

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Newsletter April 2019

Newsletter April 2019

Hi All It’s been a busy few weeks with Jenni and I doing our Mind and Body Mastery clinics in Keysbrook and Albany. Hence the newsletter is very late this month. This year was our 5th year of running these clinics together in Perth. For both Jenni and myself it is so gratifying to see…

JANUARY 2019 NEWS

Happy New Year to each and every one of you and your equine partners. Things are running a bit late on my side this month because I’ve had family visiting from overseas and I’ve been spending some quality time with them. I have to say that I had forgotten how noisy the house is when…

DECEMBER 2018 NEWS

I can’t believe 2018 is drawing to a close. For me, it’s been a great year, learning from 2017 to be a little kinder to myself and taking mini-breaks throughout the year, resulting in me not being as exhausted by the end of 2018 as I was the year before. Since I got back from…

NOVEMBER 2018 NEWS

Hi All, October was an amazing month, spent traveling and coaching in Queensland and New Zealand, in vastly different conditions for horses. QUEENSLAND In Queensland, the drought on the east coast has left people paying $44-$50 a bag for lucerne chaff, $16 a bale for barley hay and $26 a bale for teff hay with…

Digital technologies in the classroom

Digital technologies in the classroom

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A solution built for teachers and students

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