Constructive Criticism

Trainer and rider

One of the trainers I work with, and I think this is recommended by most trainers, will often video me riding or competing so that I can critique it later. this is such a valuable tool for identifying issues in yourself and learning how to correct them. A trainer can sit there and tell you …

Choosing a discipline

Choosing a horse riding discipline

When you imagine yourself having fun and riding horses, what does that look like? Are you calmly exploring the mountainside horseback with some friends or are you showing your horse's ability to fly over a jump flawlessly? This image should be your basis for choosing a discipline, a trainer, and a horse. As a disclaimer, …