In this video, I talk through my helmet cam video from the 2021 Horse Trials at Majestic Oaks (Reddick, FL), including an interesting moment as we approached a jump.
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Teaching a thoroughbred to jump
In this video, I talk about how to introduce a young thoroughbred to jumping, using my experience with a new horse Ricky (aka I Reckon So) as an example.
Why schooling shows are good for training young horses
There are three main reasons that I think schooling shows are valuable for off the track thoroughbreds, and why I include them as an important part of my training process in preparation for Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeovers.
Playing Nice in the Sandbox at Red Hills
My vlog this week is a little longer than usual, but I wanted to talk through the rides of each of my horses: Simply Priceless in the CIC 3 Star division and Riot Gear in the CIC 2 Star.
Building trust and working on transitions
Feeling a little under the weather this week, but wanted to get a video out before heading to the Rocking Horse Stables Winter II Horse Trials, which is a great event, but in a location where cell service is a major challenge. This week, I continued to make great progress doing bareback and bridleless workContinue reading “Building trust and working on transitions”
Slate and Sharpie go to School
This week I took my two off the track thoroughbreds, Slate and Sharpie (owned by Michelle Chisholm), to the Georgia International Horse Park for a schooling show hosted by Brookwood Sport Horses. These shows are great for introducing young horses to an atmosphere and gaining experience in the ring. Slate raced 42 times under theContinue reading “Slate and Sharpie go to School”
Games to engage your horse’s curiosity
Engaging a horse’s curiosity through games like these is a great way to introduce new behaviors.
Riding in Cold Weather (and Treating Hematomas)
Riding horses in cold weather means a lot of extra work…and a lot of extra clothes. In this vlog, I hit the trails and help treat a hematoma.
Ten gadgets that made life in the barn easier in 2017
From time to time I come across a nifty tool that makes my life with horses, in the barn, and in competition A LOT easier. Here are ten of my favorites from 2017.
Ten Top Videos from 2017 You May Have Missed
In 2017, I uploaded more than 100 videos that add up to over 1,500 minutes of content. That’s a lot. Looking back over the past year, its fun to see which videos earned the most attention. Check out my top ten most-watched videos of 2017. Any surprises? Do you have a video that didn’t makeContinue reading “Ten Top Videos from 2017 You May Have Missed”