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A Great Preventative for Jarring Up on Hard Ground A Great Preventative for Jarring Up on Hard Ground
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A Great Preventative for Jarring Up on Hard Ground

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 11 November 2021
One major issue I see each year is horse’s that become jarred up over the summer months. This usually happens because the horse has had too much concussion on hard ground and hasn’t had the adequate care to less... KEEP READING >
Working Correctly in the Lunging System Working Correctly in the Lunging System
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Working Correctly in the Lunging System

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Getting a Better Position Over the Jump Getting a Better Position Over the Jump
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Getting a Better Position Over the Jump

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Recently, I have started to focus my attention on my jumping position because I tend to fold over the horses shoulder in the air which can affect my horses balance and how they use their body over the jump.

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Importance of Using Your Hips Correctly When Riding Importance of Using Your Hips Correctly When Riding
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Importance of Using Your Hips Correctly When Riding

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Getting Prepared Early After the Fence Getting Prepared Early After the Fence
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Getting Prepared Early After the Fence

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 5 August 2021
How I Raise my Youngstock How I Raise my Youngstock
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How I Raise my Youngstock

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 26 July 2021
Getting Smooth Transitions and Corners Getting Smooth Transitions and Corners
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Getting Smooth Transitions and Corners

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 19 July 2021
My Winter Turnout Regime My Winter Turnout Regime
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My Winter Turnout Regime

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 1 July 2021

Over winter, my jumpers are all turned out to recoup after a busy season and to give me a much-needed break to catch up on my life away from horses.

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Balancing After the Jump Correctly Balancing After the Jump Correctly
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Balancing After the Jump Correctly

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 3 June 2021
Improving Overall Position Improving Overall Position
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Improving Overall Position

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 3 June 2021
Improving Lower Leg Flexibility Improving Lower Leg Flexibility
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Improving Lower Leg Flexibility

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 3 June 2021
The Importance of a Good Reward System The Importance of a Good Reward System
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The Importance of a Good Reward System

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 5 May 2021
An Affordable Massage Unit for Horses An Affordable Massage Unit for Horses
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An Affordable Massage Unit for Horses

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 5 May 2021
Importance of Horsemanship Lessons Importance of Horsemanship Lessons
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Importance of Horsemanship Lessons

By Amanda Wilson | Tuesday, 13 April 2021
After years of showjumping with pretty good success, I found myself at a stalemate in my mid-twenties, feeling like I wasn't making the progress needed to truly achieve the goals I had set for myself. I became super... KEEP READING >
Getting Correct Stirrup Length Getting Correct Stirrup Length
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Getting Correct Stirrup Length

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 12 April 2021

Having correct stirrup length in jumping is important because if they are set incorrectly it can drastically affect the rider's balance and that of the horse. 

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How to Get Your Horse Uphill How to Get Your Horse Uphill
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How to Get Your Horse Uphill

By Amanda Wilson | Wednesday, 7 April 2021

In this video, I explain how a horse needs to work in order to be uphill.

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How to Judge Your Distance to a Triplebar Jump How to Judge Your Distance to a Triplebar Jump
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How to Judge Your Distance to a Triplebar Jump

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 18 March 2021

In this article, I show you how to find your ultimate take-off distance to a triple-bar fence, which requires a very different ride compared to a vertical or oxer.

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How to Judge Your Distance to an Oxer Jump How to Judge Your Distance to an Oxer Jump
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How to Judge Your Distance to an Oxer Jump

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 18 March 2021

In this article, I show you how to judge your ultimate take-off distance to an oxer, which requires a slightly different ride to jumping a vertical (which I have discussed in a previous article).

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How to Judge Your Distance to a Vertical Jump How to Judge Your Distance to a Vertical Jump
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How to Judge Your Distance to a Vertical Jump

By Amanda Wilson | Thursday, 18 March 2021
In this article, I talk through how I pick my ultimate take-off distance when jumping verticals. This ultimate take-off distance is very different to jumping oxers or triple bars and therefore, requires a much different... KEEP READING >
The Importance of Sports Psychology The Importance of Sports Psychology
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The Importance of Sports Psychology

By Amanda Wilson | Monday, 8 March 2021
I’ve been thinking up ideas to write about for my up-and-coming articles and have decided that the area regarding horses that I am must passionate about is not the physical component of the sport itself (which I do... KEEP READING >