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Nicole Tough Dressage: More energy, more passion, more footwork

More energy, more passion, more footwork  What does collection mean to you? It’s an important feature of training that NICOLE…

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Nicole Tough Dressage: The Counter Canter

The importance of counter canter  The benefits of counter canter are many. NICOLE TOUGH explains her approach to successfully training…

Nicole Tough Dressage: Introducing the double bridle

Introducing the double bridle It takes considerable skill to use a double bridle effectively. NICOLE TOUGH explains why. Dressage riders…

Nicole Tough Dressage: Searching for the one

Searching for the one Buying a dressage horse is not just a financial outlay. It’s an investment in your hopes…

Let’s get educated

Let’s get educated Whether your goal is to work with horses professionally or simply expand your equine knowledge, there’s sure…

Nicole Tough Dressage: Training under the discipline of accuracy

Training under the discipline of accuracy Dressage is all about details. NICOLE TOUGH explains how to gain a competitive edge…

For the love of foals

For the love of foals The team at Bendigo Equine Hospital have created quite a stir with their innovative foal…

Protecting future soundness

Protecting future soundness Musculoskeletal disorders end the careers of many equine athletes, but the problem may have its cause in…

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Sitting Pretty with David Shoobridge

Sitting pretty  We speak to elite dressage rider David Shoobridge about all things Equipe.  David Shoobridge, one of Australia’s top…

Social licence and the Five Domain Model

Social licence and the Five Domain Model  Following on from last month’s feature, we spoke to DR ANDREW McLEAN on…

The all-important half halt

The all-important half halt   The half halt is like a comma in a sentence. If that thought intrigues you,…

There’s An Elephant In The Room­­

There’s An Elephant In The Room­­   Social licence to operate: What is it? What do we need to know?…

Behind The Shot

Behind The Shot   One of Australia’s top equestrian photographers, MICHELLE TERLATO travels the world capturing equestrian athletes in action….

It’s All In The Transition

It’s all in the transition   Never underestimate the importance of transitions. NICOLE TOUGH explains how to get the best…

Keeping Score – From an almost Melbourne Cup contender to training for dressage

Keeping Score From an almost Melbourne Cup contender to training for dressage – the leap is not as far as…

Nicole Tough Dressage: Working with Crookedness

Like humans, horses have a dominant side that they prefer to use. The rider’s goal is to achieve suppleness on…

Training Throughness with Nicole Tough

The concept of throughness can be a tricky one to grasp, but it should be the goal of all our…

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