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Top Tips to Improving your Working Equitation Scores

Seasoned equestrian LINDA SHORE knows that if you want to improve your working equitation performance, attention to detail and practice…

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Handling a Foal: Some Expert Do’s and Don’ts with Helen Chugg

So you’re thinking of breeding from your mare? A wonderful idea, but once that much anticipated foal arrives, what then? Amanda…

Three Jumping Hacks to Build Confidence

Christine Armishaw runs through three handy training tips to help you and your horse perform at your best the next…

Brister’s Brief: Tips for Bridling your Horse

If you find yourself reaching for a stepladder every time you try to bridle your horse, CHARLIE BRISTER has some…

Impulsion vs Speed: Part Two

In part one of this two-part series, Christine Armishaw discussed the difference between impulsion and speed . In part two…

Impulsion vs Speed: Part One

‘Needs more impulsion’ is a frequently written note on dressage test sheets. But more impulsion does not mean faster. Christine…

Teaching Laterals to Piaffe In Hand with Jose Mendez

Spanish-born JOSÉ MENDEZ began working horses in-hand as a boy. He learned, in great detail, how to teach them piaffe,…

Lunging Part 3: It’s a circular question

In the final part of this series, resident columnist CHARLIE BRISTER adds jumping into the lunging mix. If you aren’t…

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Flying Changes with David Shoobridge

David Shoobridge breaks down the aids for the flying change, executing the best movements to start changes, and how to…

Dressage training tips with Nicole Tough

As the old saying goes: ‘She may be small but she is mighty’, and this saying definitely applies to dressage…

Endurance for the long haul

Endurance riding is the odyssey among equestrian sports. No other discipline requires a horse and rider to traverse such varied…

Training Tip Tuesday: How to each your horse to stand still while mounting

Polo – speed, skill and stamina

With goals scored at lightning speed, the game of polo is as exciting as it is skilled. AMANDA MAC spoke…

The three rules of showjumping

If you want to up your jumping game, then you’re going to love the invaluable training tips top showjumper Brook…

Young Rider – Lindsey Ware

When Lindsey Ware bought the well-known dressage star Aristede, little did she know how quickly the pair of them would…

Our Hero Chris Chugg

Showjumper Chris Chugg talks to Candida Baker about the serious side of building a horse business. If I’ve heard one…

Spirit Horse Festival

It was a horse with ‘attitude’ that set the founder of  New Zealand’s International Spirit Horse Festival, Rosemary Wyndham-Jones, on her…

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