Book: ‘Basic Training of the Young Horse,’ by Reiner Klimke

Title: Basic Training of the Young Horse Author: Reiner Klimke Publisher: JA Allen (1st edition) Date: 1985 Pages: 144 Topic: Training, young horses, dressage Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 5 My Take: This is a great overview of a method of training a young horse. Given that I am working with a 4-year-old who has … More Book: ‘Basic Training of the Young Horse,’ by Reiner Klimke

Throwback Thursday: Are American Riding Instructors Mediocre?

Throwback Thursday this week resurfaces a post from October 9, 2013. You can also read the original here. I recently came across a post called “Top 3 Reasons Why America’s Producing so Many Mediocre Instructors” and was intrigued enough to read it. Partially, my curiosity stemmed from the fact that I don’t believe my instructors are … More Throwback Thursday: Are American Riding Instructors Mediocre?

The #1 Way to Be a Good Riding Student

This morning I read a post from Horse Listening (a great blog, you should definitely check it out!) that is called “Top 10 Ways to Be a Star (Horse Riding) Student.” Normally I find the articles on Horse Listening to be insightful and thought-provoking. However, I completely disagreed with much of this particular article. Obviously I did … More The #1 Way to Be a Good Riding Student