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Riding With a Following Hip Riding With a Following Hip
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Riding With a Following Hip

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 14 January 2021

In this video, I explain the importance of rider position and how it effects the horses movement.

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Creating A Quality Canter Creating A Quality Canter
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Creating A Quality Canter

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 12 January 2021
In the video below, I work through our third responsibility as a rider, which is establishing a good quality canter suited to the job at hand.  This is a follow on from my two earlier articles Mastering the Position |... KEEP READING >
Riding Tidier Jump Off Turns Riding Tidier Jump Off Turns
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Riding Tidier Jump Off Turns

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 22 December 2020

In this video, I show you how I help my horse to make a smoother turn to my next fence.

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Canter Exercise on a Turn Canter Exercise on a Turn
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Canter Exercise on a Turn

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 13 December 2020

In this video, I show you a great exercise to do to help your horse to supple up and stay soft through the rib cage through a turn.

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Learning The Right Pattern From The Beginning Learning The Right Pattern From The Beginning
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Learning The Right Pattern From The Beginning

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 2 December 2020
I’ve come to learn that beneath the surface of much of what we do, patterns exist in some form or another. I find this especially true in the case of showjumping, having watched and studied the world’s best riders... KEEP READING >
How to Ride a Jump-Off Turn How to Ride a Jump-Off Turn
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How to Ride a Jump-Off Turn

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 1 December 2020

In this video, I explain how to ride a correct jump-off angle.

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Riding a Correct Track Riding a Correct Track
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Riding a Correct Track

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 18 November 2020
How To Get The Ultimate Shine How To Get The Ultimate Shine
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How To Get The Ultimate Shine

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Hot Clothing is a term I only recently heard of, after joining a Facebook Grooming page which covers a lot of great turnout advice. 

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Canter Exercise on a Circle Canter Exercise on a Circle
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Canter Exercise on a Circle

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 1 November 2020

In this video, I show you a great exercise to do to help horses stay collected and balanced while jumping on a circle.

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Mastering the Correct Position Mastering the Correct Position
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Mastering the Correct Position

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 25 October 2020
The Turn on the Forehand with Forward Momentum The Turn on the Forehand with Forward Momentum
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The Turn on the Forehand with Forward Momentum

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 18 October 2020
In the video below, I show you how I incorporate forward momentum into the turn on the forehand. This video is a follow on... KEEP READING >
Bridling the Difficult Horse Bridling the Difficult Horse
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Bridling the Difficult Horse

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 2 September 2020
The Turn On The Hindquarters With Forward Momentum The Turn On The Hindquarters With Forward Momentum
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The Turn On The Hindquarters With Forward Momentum

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 29 August 2020
The video in the article below is a follow on from https://theformula.co.nz/The-Vault/The-Vault-Details/working-on-the-turn-on-the-hindquartersand shows you how I incorporate the turn on the hindquarters while bringing in... KEEP READING >
Mastering the Sport of Showjumping Mastering the Sport of Showjumping
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Mastering the Sport of Showjumping

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 8 August 2020
I have been incredibly blessed to have had the opportunity to analyze and work with hundreds of different riders across the country every year. Each clinic I run leaves me with a better understanding of the components needed... KEEP READING >
The Selfie Jumping Position The Selfie Jumping Position
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The Selfie Jumping Position

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 7 August 2020
The video below shows my new jumping position which is a follow on from https://theformula.co.nz/The-Vault/The-Vault-Details/the-selfie-position-1. KEEP READING >
Silver's Ninth Session Silver's Ninth Session
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Silver's Ninth Session

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 23 July 2020
Teaching The Sidepass Teaching The Sidepass
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Teaching The Sidepass

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Teaching the side-pass is an important precursor for teaching the leg yield which is an essential lateral movement for gaining rideability especially when jumping. In the video below, I work with Lenni doing his first ever... KEEP READING >
Creating A Strong Core Creating A Strong Core
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Creating A Strong Core

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 12 July 2020

This is a great technique for riders who struggle with their balance or strength when riding and also to improve your core strength. 

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What I've Learnt From Coaching What I've Learnt From Coaching
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What I've Learnt From Coaching

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 6 July 2020

I have been coaching since I was thirteen-years-old when we started our Showtym Camps and needless to say, my teaching style has evolved a lot since then. 

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Silver's Eighth Session Silver's Eighth Session
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Silver's Eighth Session

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 4 July 2020