In part two of her blog and vlog for BE Life online, amateur event rider and equestrian business owner Sarah takes her new five year old ride Hugo to his first dressage competition and works on training to get in tip top shape for the start of the season.
For those interested in pursuing or developing their career with competition horses, we explore the options available to get you started or progressing.
Have your ever stopped to think about what the dressage judge is really looking for or why the course designers are asking the questions they are on the jumping courses? Well we took a look at each phase to see where you might be losing marks in the dressage test and some common mistakes to identify in your jumping to help you perform this season.
Find out how the top five riders in the 2017 Gatehouse 1* League got on when they had a lesson with the number four ranked BE rider, Andrew Nicholson.
The majority of horses display a degree of asymmetry (just like people), which can give rise to unlevel movement, but unlevel movement is not necessarily the same as unsoundness; it can sometimes be addressed with training to resolve the asymmetry.
When the collecting ring is bustling and the pressure is on, preparing to perform at your best can be a difficult and daunting task – here are some top tips to help you warm up.