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Dealing With Competition Nerves Dealing With Competition Nerves
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Dealing With Competition Nerves

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 14 October 2019
Any sport comes with a degree of pressure especially as you go up the levels, but showjumping and horse riding in general certainly take on a whole different element when you add in the fact that you are working with a... KEEP READING >
Gates And Horses Gates And Horses
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Gates And Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 1 September 2019
In the past few years, we have been busy making improvements to our fencing and gates to improve the safety of our horses. In the past, our gates, in particular, consisted of anything from wire mesh gates to gridded steel... KEEP READING >
Angry Horse's And What To Do Angry Horse's And What To Do
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Angry Horse's And What To Do

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 22 July 2019
Angry horses is an important topic for me because I believe that as horse owners it is our responsibility to give our horses a lifestyle that creates a happy, healthy horse who enjoys their work and is able to cope and handle... KEEP READING >
What To Do When Everything Falls Apart What To Do When Everything Falls Apart
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What To Do When Everything Falls Apart

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 18 May 2019
With horses, it is inevitable that at some stage in your career things are going to go drastically wrong. Perhaps that might come about by something in your personal life that takes away your precious time with your... KEEP READING >
How I Fit My Bridles How I Fit My Bridles
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How I Fit My Bridles

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 22 April 2019
I really dislike forcing horses mouths shut so for this reason I have written an article (with a video) to show you how I fasten my drop noseband and noseband on my bridle. I use a one finger method which allows for the... KEEP READING >
News At The Showtym Property! News At The Showtym Property!
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News At The Showtym Property!

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Lots of change is happening at the Showtym property and I have to say it is very exciting!

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Dealing With Cast Horses Dealing With Cast Horses
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Dealing With Cast Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 18 March 2019
My Superstar Check! My Superstar Check!
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My Superstar Check!

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Check out this special technique I use in the video below to see whether or not a horse is more likely of having a 'good' open hind end over a fence.

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Before And After Before And After
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Before And After

By Amanda Wilson | Sunday, 11 November 2018
Burrow first caught my attention in the winter of 2016. He was advertised on Facebook on an Equestrian site as a 16.3hh 4-year-old Gypsy Cob x TB cross who had previously done trekking and had just started his jumping career... KEEP READING >
Before And After Before And After
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Before And After

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 29 October 2018
Cassonova joined the team six years ago, following what was to be a bit of a pinto craze. That pinto craze was created because of my super pony Showtym Viking who I purchased in 2009 and has continued strongly through the... KEEP READING >
Keeping Your Horse Sound This Summer! Keeping Your Horse Sound This Summer!
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Keeping Your Horse Sound This Summer!

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 25 October 2018
I have wanted to do this article for such a long time because I think it is SO important to know, for every single horse owner no matter your discipline. I use this trick all the time and it makes such a massive difference to... KEEP READING >
Before And After's Before And After's
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Before And After's

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Showtym Viking turned up on our property in the winter of 2009 to be schooled and sold on behalf by Vicki. He was a gangly 6-year-old 14.2hh gelding who had done a good amount of trekking as a youngster and a few smaller... KEEP READING >
Keeping Your Horse Fresh And Sound During The Season Keeping Your Horse Fresh And Sound During The Season
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Keeping Your Horse Fresh And Sound During The Season

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 27 September 2018

Keeping horses sound and fit is not always the easiest thing to do. In this article, I want to talk about how I keep my horses fresh and happy during the season.

 

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Before And After's Before And After's
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Before And After's

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 24 August 2018
I always keep an eye out of TradeMe and other selling platforms for the diamond in the rough. Whilst there are many nice horses for sale all the time, I usually only stumble upon a select few of these every so often that match... KEEP READING >
My First Break In My First Break In
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My First Break In

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 6 August 2018

I broke in my first pony at the age of fifteen! Whilst I was very green at the time I did have great guidance and have built on those foundations over the years. 

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The Best Investment I Have Made In My Riding Career The Best Investment I Have Made In My Riding Career
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The Best Investment I Have Made In My Riding Career

By Amanda Wilson | Friday, 3 August 2018
I wish I could go back ten years and learn what I am learning now. Imagine how much further I would be along?! Whilst I cannot turn back time I can make up for lost time and for that reason I am doing everything I can to... KEEP READING >
Building Topline! Building Topline!
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Building Topline!

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 2 August 2018

Want to know how we get our horses strong and fit in preparation for the season? Check out this one technique that has given us amazing results at building top line on our horses. It is simple and easy for anyone to use!

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Handling Warm Up Ring Nerves Handling Warm Up Ring Nerves
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Handling Warm Up Ring Nerves

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 31 July 2018

It can be pretty stressful warming up before an important class especially if your warm-up doesn’t go to plan. These are my top tips for getting in the best mental headspace before your important class.

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Before And After's Before And After's
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Before And After's

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 26 July 2018

Check out my Before and After with the very successful Junior Rider/1.30m mare Tribute OL

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My Hay And Balage Feed Check My Hay And Balage Feed Check
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My Hay And Balage Feed Check

By Amanda Wilson | Saturday, 21 July 2018

Check out my basic hay and baleage check that I do to ensure I am feeding the best quality feed and how much I feed my horses morning and night.

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