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Silver's First Mirroring Session Silver's First Mirroring Session
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Silver's First Mirroring Session

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 25 March 2020

In the video below, I do a 15-minute session with Silver where I mirror his movement with the intention of getting him to connect and eventually draw into me. 

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Pelvis Down, Spine Up Pelvis Down, Spine Up
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Pelvis Down, Spine Up

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 5 February 2020
My Pelvis down, Spine up saying refers to how we balance our weight in the saddle. Pelvis down helps to keep us anchored in the saddle, with our weight continuing evenly down to our knees and ankles, and Spine up helps to... KEEP READING >
In Order To Go Forward, Sometimes You Need To Go Back In Order To Go Forward, Sometimes You Need To Go Back
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In Order To Go Forward, Sometimes You Need To Go Back

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 4 November 2019
The further I go down this showjumping career path, the more I realize there is to learn and the more work there is to be done. I am a very goal orientated person and work hard to make these goals a reality but sometimes I can... KEEP READING >
The Power Of Analyzation The Power Of Analyzation
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The Power Of Analyzation

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 11 August 2019
I really believe that much of our success has happened because we have learnt to become very analytical of everything we do; from our own performances, from studying the worlds best, reading books, watching tutorials,... KEEP READING >
Run Your Own Race Run Your Own Race
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Run Your Own Race

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 3 May 2019
I think a lot of people struggle with this issue and that is of comparing themselves to someone else’s story. We compare how we ride, the horses we own, how much money we have, the results we get etc, and often at the... KEEP READING >
Why It Is All Worth It In The End Why It Is All Worth It In The End
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Why It Is All Worth It In The End

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 18 December 2018
I have been showjumping since I was eleven years old. My first showjumping pony was a 14hh, 12-year-old mare who Mum bought for me sight unseen for $500. Since then I have slowly but surely learnt the ropes of showjumping and... KEEP READING >
My Choice Of Joint Supplement My Choice Of Joint Supplement
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My Choice Of Joint Supplement

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 26 November 2018
I have used Tuffrock now for many years and absolutely LOVE their range of products. In the past, I have shared a lot about the Tuffrock Poultice and GI products which helps to deal with inflammation, swelling, stomach ulcers,... KEEP READING >
What Studs To Use On Different Ground What Studs To Use On Different Ground
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What Studs To Use On Different Ground

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 17 November 2018

There are a number of factors to be taken into consideration when studding at shows; namely the size of the horse, the surface and the weather all play a big part as explained below.

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How To Stud! How To Stud!
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How To Stud!

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Knowing how to stud is such an important skill for the majority of disciplines when working your horse on grass surfaces.

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Motivating The Lazy Horse Motivating The Lazy Horse
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Motivating The Lazy Horse

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 13 September 2018
Lazy horses can be very difficult to work with and often they can leave you at a loss on how to motivate them to maintain their own impulsion and find that forward button. Below is my top tips for helping the lazy horse! KEEP READING >
Product Of The Month! Product Of The Month!
Product Of The Month

Product Of The Month!

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 6 September 2018

I have been wearing BTB apparel for the last year and despite working outside for numerous hours every day and working in some tough environments the clothing is still in super condition!!

 

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Product Of The Month! Product Of The Month!
Product Of The Month

Product Of The Month!

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 31 July 2018

We have had Gallacher's Equine fencing installed for almost two years now and we are still yet to have a SINGLE accident. It is the most incredible product and something we wish we had installed years ago!

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A Great Substitute To Bandaging A Great Substitute To Bandaging
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A Great Substitute To Bandaging

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 25 July 2018
If you are at all concerned about bandaging a horse due to lack of experience or are unable to bandage for whatever reason (such as a particular horse not standing still long enough to bandage etc) then Leg Wraps are a... KEEP READING >
Bringing Horses Back Into Work Bringing Horses Back Into Work
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Bringing Horses Back Into Work

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 14 July 2018

This is an issue that can have major implications on a horses performance and soundness and what I am talking about is correct fitness work prior to the season or when bringing a horse back into work.

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Using Professional Photos Using Professional Photos
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Using Professional Photos

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 4 July 2018
This has been a topic that I’ve been wanting to address for a long time and it applies no matter what level you compete at or what discipline you compete in. What I am talking about is professional photography and how it... KEEP READING >
The Uphill Horse Vs The Downhill Horse The Uphill Horse Vs The Downhill Horse
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The Uphill Horse Vs The Downhill Horse

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Welcome to the beginning of my Jumping Formula! To do my coaching method justice, I need to emphasise the importance of how a horse is supposed to use its body while jumping. For that reason, I begin with the uphill horse... KEEP READING >