Author Archives: SallyEde

Seeing a Stride

  Being able to know when and where your horse is going to take off in front of a jump is necessary not only for safety and confidence, but is also a major factor in the enjoyment and success of jumping. … Continue reading

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Core Strength and Stability – part one

Core strength is the buzz in all sporting activites and very much so in horse riding. But what is it and what does it mean to the horse? A good friend of mine recently invited me to join a 30 … Continue reading

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How To Improve Your Focus

You can improve your confidence and competition results by learning how to focus your mind and develop greater awareness. Your horse will be happy and safe too!   Ive just had a lovely half term holiday taking my daughter Hannah … Continue reading

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Go, whoa and in between

This blog is all about GO! All the time you are riding you are training. How can you improve your communication? In my last blog on seat bone awareness, I described an exercise to help stabilise your pelvis. I hope … Continue reading

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Let me introduce you to your seatbones! Part Two

In part one of this blog, we discovered the location of our seat bones and how to find them. Now, in part two, I’m going to talk about how to use them to influence the horse when you are riding. The … Continue reading

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Let me introduce you to your seatbones! Part one

This blog is about exactly that. Getting to know your underside a bit better!  Yes, I know is a remote and personal area, but when it comes to riding, knowledge of your pelvis and how it interacts with your horse … Continue reading

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The Process of Change

Since I wrote my last blog on arena language, I have been contemplating the process of change that we (as riders) need to go through in order to make improvements to our riding and our horses’ way of going. The … Continue reading

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Riding lesson jargon and arena language!

What sets humans apart from other mammals is our ability to express ourselves with spoken language. However it can make our lives considerably more complicated, especially when it comes to learning to ride! Take a few common phrases, and as … Continue reading

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