I don't get it - I don't get the 'I love hot holidays' vibe - choosing to be hot and bothered all day long, with barely any way of getting out of the heat. A choice... you'd actually choose that?! You can probably guess, but I really struggle with heat, I struggle with heat that … Continue reading 3 Things I love about Autumn.
When you go into a teaching exam, or an assessment - one of the first things the Assessor asks you is - what are some key attributes of a coach... and man it is hard to think of them on the spot - 'fun/interesting/learning styles adaptable/active/driven/helpful/smartly turned out... you know the drill. But even after … Continue reading Three Essential Attributes Of A Riding Coach
So we've all been there, we've all got the buzz, and the 'this is new' vibe; you know what I'm talking about. It's all fun and games, until it's no longer fun and games anymore - something breaks, you realise you're not as OK with something as you where, things aren't as good as they … Continue reading That Hearty Sprinkling of Salt
So, if you have done some back reading (not far though, don't worry; you can also find it here), you will know that I have changed horse recently. I keep saying it's only been 8 weeks, but actually it's been 4 months. And it's been a delight. But as anyone who has gone through a … Continue reading 10 Emotions You Experience When You Get A New Horse…
One thing I've never really registered with riding is that the human needs to be in shape too. Do you not just sit there and kick as the Thelwell photos always tell us? Surely it doesn't make much difference if we are in shape, because we can just get on the horse and it does … Continue reading Need for change