All, Behaviour Issues, Darielle & Dante, Jumping, Orla & Coco, Schooling Exercises

Sustaining Our Confidence – Jumping

Both Orla & I have run into problems jumping both Dante & Coco in the past. We're definitely making progress but we never stop learning when it comes to these two horses. And we can definitely say without a doubt that our confidence has been tested on a number of occasions when it came to putting these horses over a jump!

All, Behaviour Issues, Ground Exercises, Orla & Coco, Schooling Exercises

Sustaining My Confidence ~ Coco Edition

In the last year that I’ve had Coco, I’ve really found my confidence to be tested. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had plenty of experience riding young, green or difficult horses but that was long before my 2 year break from horse riding while I was in college. I knew once I got back into the swing of things I’d find my confidence again but when I started working with Coco, it definitely got knocked from time to time.

All, Behaviour Issues, Horse Health, Orla & Coco

The Physio & the Saddle Fitter ~ Fixing Coco’s Back

Over the last few months I’ve found Coco showing some signs of discomfort and pain. Some obvious, others not so obvious. The signs varied from riding issues to hints I’ve picked up from spending time with her on the ground. The one thing they all had in common was it all pointed to back pain… Continue reading The Physio & the Saddle Fitter ~ Fixing Coco’s Back