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Some Like it Hot!

It’s hot! Riders are asking “is it cruel to ride my horse when it’s as hot as this?” The answer depends on different factors. Dressage horses working at the lower levels are likely to be less fit than any event horse, especially during the main competition season. Fitness plays a big part in any horse’s […]

Summer Heat Of Mallorca

Despite the heat, preparations for the British Dressage Summer Regional Championships must continue.  My experience training riders and horses in the summer heat of Mallorca is standing me in good stead now. I am riding my Prix St Georges / Intermediate 1 horse before breakfast – even before mucking out. I am concentrating on transitions […]