HORSE HERO UPDATE - 22nd May 2015
Latest Blogs. Annie Joppe has a competition frenzy, Karen Morris is gutted, Sharon Edwards is sleep-deprived, Sam Ecroyd relates the story of 'if-only', Sophie Jenman has a pleasant surprise and timing is way out for Lynne Crowden. Jessica Gale has exciting news, it's 'game-over' for Olivia Wilmot, Maria Wynne admires balls of steel, Georgie Somerset has a lot to think about and Sarah Isaacs lives it up at Badminton!
Editorial. In our latest Guest Feature, Canadian dressage rider Leueen Willoughby questions the deal amateur competitors get on the other side of the pond? You can also read straight-talking answers to forum questions from Horse Hero Guru and a selection of last month's blogs if you haven't yet caught up with all our bloggers.
Video Diary. Behaviourist Tessa Horan trains 7 yr old Terry to stand to be mounted. Using a logical but unusual step-by-step approach, the PRE gelding calmly learns that the mounting block is a good place! This is the first in a series of video diaries which follow Terry's training. (Click to watch FREE.)
Filming. We recently filmed Team GB eventing stalwart and multi-medallist Jeanette Brakewell, working youngsters through a variety of jumping exercises and teaching a lesson to a 'grass roots' rider. Previously, we filmed Grand Prix dressage rider Louise Davison working with renowned German trainer Conrad Schumacher.
Next video: Young show jumper Emily Ward re-trains her prolific pony winner to compete in horse classes!