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Silver's Sixth Session Silver's Sixth Session
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Silver's Sixth Session

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 24 May 2020

In the video below, I continue on from my earlier mirroring sessions and move into the basis of liberty.

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Silver's Fifth Session Silver's Fifth Session
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Silver's Fifth Session

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 17 May 2020
Working on the Turn on the Hindquarters Working on the Turn on the Hindquarters
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Working on the Turn on the Hindquarters

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 17 May 2020

In the video below I work on the turn on the hindquarters with Lenni, a 5-year-old home bred gelding. 

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Teaching The Turn On The Hindquarters On The Ground Teaching The Turn On The Hindquarters On The Ground
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Teaching The Turn On The Hindquarters On The Ground

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 12 May 2020
In the video below, I work with Rio on the turn on the hindquarters. This is a follow on from https://theformula.co.nz/The-Vault/The-Vault-Details/teaching-the-turn-on-the-forehand-on-the-ground-1. KEEP READING >
Change Is Hard Change Is Hard
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Change Is Hard

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 4 May 2020
One of the biggest challenges in my riding career has been trying to evolve and grow as much as I can, in what I know and how I do things, in order to become the best rider and trainer I can be. This requires constant change,... KEEP READING >
Silver's Fourth Session Silver's Fourth Session
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Silver's Fourth Session

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 2 May 2020

In the video below, I work with Silver for the fourth time, this time in the round yard where I begin the basics of desensitizing him to the lunge whip. 

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Silver's Third Mirroring Session Silver's Third Mirroring Session
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Silver's Third Mirroring Session

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 27 April 2020

This is a follow on from my earlier sessions with Silver, working on getting more consistency with his connection which he absolutely aces in this video in just four minutes!

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Mental Programming Mental Programming
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Mental Programming

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 23 April 2020
Sports psychology and how the mind works is a topic I am very passionate about as I think that in order to become a good horse rider, we need to be able to master the mental aspect of riding, even more so than the physical... KEEP READING >
Rider Position When Jumping Angles Rider Position When Jumping Angles
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Rider Position When Jumping Angles

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 7 April 2020

In the video below, I explain how I use my body position when jumping a fence on an angle, to keep the horse as balanced as possible.

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My After Workout Muscle Rub My After Workout Muscle Rub
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My After Workout Muscle Rub

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 4 April 2020
I do this muscle rub after every hard work-out as a preventative and also if my horses have an injury or are tight over any areas of their bodies. You can purchase the NPC health from Vicki's... KEEP READING >
Working On The Turn On The Forehand With Lenni Working On The Turn On The Forehand With Lenni
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Working On The Turn On The Forehand With Lenni

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 30 March 2020

In the video below I work with Lenni, showing you how to ask for the turn on the forehand.

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Dreams VS Goals Dreams VS Goals
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Dreams VS Goals

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 24 March 2020

I am very big on goal-making as I have mentioned in earlier articles, but in this article, I want to talk to you about the difference between dreams and goals and how they ultimately work.

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Working Towards Goals Working Towards Goals
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Working Towards Goals

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 24 March 2020

In an earlier article, I talked about goal setting for the 2019/2020 season. Now I want to talk to you about how to go about working towards those goals. 

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Creating A Professional Brand As A Rider Creating A Professional Brand As A Rider
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Creating A Professional Brand As A Rider

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 23 March 2020
In the article below, I cover many important aspects of creating a professional brand for yourself in the equestrian industry. This relates to how you present yourself digitally as a brand (including websites and social media)... KEEP READING >
Creating Happy, Respective and Light Horses Creating Happy, Respective and Light Horses
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Creating Happy, Respective and Light Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 16 March 2020

Learning and mastering the 1-10 Method! 

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Perfecting Your Crest Release Perfecting Your Crest Release
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Perfecting Your Crest Release

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 15 March 2020

In the video below I show you how I crest-release over the fence and how to achieve a similar result. 

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My Favourite Rider Ben Maher My Favourite Rider Ben Maher
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My Favourite Rider Ben Maher

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 3 March 2020

I study a lot of top riders to see what makes them great and my absolute favourite is Ben Maher who currently rides the very successful World Cup mount Explosion W for Great Britian.

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Riding A Correct Flying Change Riding A Correct Flying Change
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Riding A Correct Flying Change

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 23 February 2020
In the video below I show you how I ride a correct flying change. This is something I have struggled with for a number of years but since watching Al Dunning at Equitana 2019 I have finally learnt the aids correctly and it has... KEEP READING >
Teaching The Reinback Teaching The Reinback
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Teaching The Reinback

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 14 February 2020

This video features a follow on from my 'Teaching Classic to soften' video, and progresses on to teaching Classic his first rein back with a bit in. 

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