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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 >
What Studs To Use What Studs To Use
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What Studs To Use

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 2 October 2020
Massaging Tight Neck Muscles Massaging Tight Neck Muscles
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Massaging Tight Neck Muscles

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 26 September 2020
Denistry for horses Denistry for horses
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Denistry for horses

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 21 September 2020
Horses require regular dental care to ensure that they remain in tip-top condition. Failure to give them this care can result in many issues such as misaligned jaws, ulcerations, inability to grind their feed properly... KEEP READING >
How I Stud How I Stud
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How I Stud

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 2 September 2020
In this video, I show you how I tap and stud my horses for competition. In https://theformula.co.nz/The-Blog/Article/what-studs-to-use I show you what sort of studs I use.  KEEP READING >
What A Happy, Sound Horse Looks Like What A Happy, Sound Horse Looks Like
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What A Happy, Sound Horse Looks Like

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 2 September 2020

In the video below, I go over Kanga's body to show you what a sound, happy horse looks like. 

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Bridling the Difficult Horse Bridling the Difficult Horse
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Bridling the Difficult Horse

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 2 September 2020
The Thinking Part of the Brain The Thinking Part of the Brain
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The Thinking Part of the Brain

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 31 August 2020
Having studied human physiology for a number of years now, I have become very interested in how the brain works and how it affects our behaviours and emotions. Whilst studying this, Kelly has been studying horse... KEEP READING >
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 >
How Horses Learn How Horses Learn
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How Horses Learn

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 17 August 2020

After having studied human and animal psychology for several years now, I thought it would be a good idea to do an article on how horses learn (and this also applies to people too).

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A Great Tip For Travelling Horses A Great Tip For Travelling Horses
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A Great Tip For Travelling Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 15 August 2020

This article is centred around travelling horses long distance and how to prevent stress ulcers.

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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
The Importance Of Taking Notes The Importance Of Taking Notes
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The Importance Of Taking Notes

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 28 June 2020
Over the years, after studying sports physiology and how the mind works, I have come to learn how important mental programming is in the sport of riding. I talk more about mental programming in the... KEEP READING >