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Finding the Perfect Horse For the Nervous Rider Finding the Perfect Horse For the Nervous Rider
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Finding the Perfect Horse For the Nervous Rider

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 13 August 2018
There are a number of factors that should be taken into account when finding the right horse for the nervous rider! This is my checklist when I am looking for clients and myself. It includes questions to ask the seller and... KEEP READING >
The Mental Aspect Of Riding The Mental Aspect Of Riding
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The Mental Aspect Of Riding

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 28 June 2018
Back when I started showjumping, I had very little knowledge of how to be a successful sportsman. I thought riding was a physical sport that demanded hard work, talent, strength and some degree of feel but not a lot else. My... KEEP READING >
Overcoming Fear For The Nervous Rider PART TWO Overcoming Fear For The Nervous Rider PART TWO
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Overcoming Fear For The Nervous Rider PART TWO

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 1 June 2018
This is the sequel video to my training sessions with Taylah, who is riding my four-year-old Holstein gelding, Bellick. Notice how I use the same approach as in the first session where I put pressure on then release that... KEEP READING >
How To Overcome Fear When Riding And Working with Horses How To Overcome Fear When Riding And Working with Horses
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How To Overcome Fear When Riding And Working with Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 15 May 2018
I have been studying human and animal behaviour for the last few years and I find it a fascinating topic. So much so that I am even writing a book on it. Why do humans and animals behave the way they do? What triggers human... KEEP READING >
The Horse's Blind Spot The Horse's Blind Spot
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The Horse's Blind Spot

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 8 May 2018
All horses have blind spots in which they are unable to accurately detect anything in that area without turning their head behind them, in a similar way to how we have blind spots when driving a car. The main photo indicates... KEEP READING >