Posts by Lorraine

My horse is stiff in his back. How can I get him to relax and start using it correctly?

Stiffness in backs most often starts from the mouth so...

My horse is a saint as long as he goes first! When he’s at the back he turns into a monster. Any ideas?

“When my horse goes in front he’s a pleasure...

What does ‘on the forehand’ actually mean?!

“I know I ought to know this but everyone talks...

I’m really nervous. I know I want to ride but it feels like it’s never going to get better!

“My instructor tells me I need to sit back but when...

Why am I losing marks for ‘inconsistent stretch’ in free walk on a long rein?

If a judge is telling you your free walk on a long rein is...

My horse gets so excited about canter he can’t concentrate once we’ve cantered.

“My horse has had his teeth, back and saddle checked...

Hacks n Hills

If your horse has two speeds – fast and faster – it can be...

Sort It OUT!

    Does your horse come home faster than he...

Are You Missing the Point?

    Are you struggling to ride accurate circles?...

Walk to Trot? What’s the Problem?

    Do you ever really think about asking your...