What a collection in July's excerpts! Laura B talks about Olympic pressure and we see her working Rio prospect, Teddy. Canadian Olympians Ashley Holzer and Jacqueline Brooks tell Fiona Price about their expectations for The Games, German dressage trainer Susanne Miesner gives a lesson on the warm-up while show jumping trainer Ernest Dillon explains his warm-up for a youngster and does pole-work, behaviourist Greg Drummond starts a race-horse bareback, American natural dressage trainer Karen Rolf teaches a horse biomechanics on the lunge and Amanda Martin uses clicker training to teach a horse to take a wormer!
June's video excerpts include dressage, jumping, horse behaviour and endurance. German classical dressage trainer Susanne Miesner helps Italian Olympic hopeful Vittoria Panizzon with test riding, while British Grand Prix dressage rider Sarah Millis trains Horse Hero blogger Melissa Beer. American natural dressage trainer Karen Rohlf shows an unusual method of training lateral work and German team eventer Dirk Schrade does a jumping exercise with Hop & Skip to improve his canter. Clicker trainer Amanda Martin teaches a horse to bridle himself and Horse Hero's Fiona Price trains endurance pony Taz on the beach!
May's video excerpts feature Amanda Martin demonstrating the principles clicker training and teaching a young colt to pick up his feet. Dressage trainer Sarah Millis works a Grand Prix horse on the basics and trains Horse Hero blogger Melissa Beer at Prix St Georges level. Irish team eventer and Olympic hopeful Sam Watson gives two of his horses some pre-season cross country practise, including top ride Horseware Bushman and his 2* stable-mate Horseware Bowman. Plus Horse Hero's Fiona Price tries her hand at stunt riding which is harder that it seems. Watch the excerpts then click on the links to watch the full videos!
April's excerpts include dressage and eventing. Laura Bechtolsheimer (world no 3) works Grand Prix dressage horse Telwell, while others train young horses. Amateur Grand Prix rider Marne Martin-Tucker rides a newly backed stallion and a 6 year old State Premium mare. Her trainer Natalie Allen offers a great insight into early work. Pammy Hutton teaches daughter Pippa on a huge 5 year old and Sarah Millis trains a talented and sensitive 6 year old. Meanwhile, Irish eventer Sam Watson does some pre-season cross country schooling and German eventer Dirk Schrade shows us how to build core strength in jumping horses.