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

Review: RWR No Knot Hair Net, a.k.a. The Best Thing Ever

I’ve mentioned before that I have a ridiculous amount of hair, which makes it impossible to get all of it into my helmet. This also means that flimsy drugstore hair nets do absolutely nothing for me, and don’t get me started on bobby pins. Combined, this can make show day a bit…uncomfortable. Think bobby pins … More Review: RWR No Knot Hair Net, a.k.a. The Best Thing Ever

Book: ‘Riding Simplified’ by Margaret Cabell Self

Title: Riding Simplified Author: Margaret Cabell Self Publisher: Ronald Press Company, New York Date: 1948 Pages: 77 Topic: Horsemanship, beginning riding Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 My Take: This was a quick read and worth it the couple of hours it took to read it straight through. While certainly geared toward beginners, it’s always good to be reminded of the basics. The … More Book: ‘Riding Simplified’ by Margaret Cabell Self