PRARG Ribbon Day – Competition Report

PRARG Ribbon Day – Competition Report

This weekend was one of those blissfully horse filled weekends that leaves you simultaneously exhausted and riding a bit of a high. With the State Championships in my rear view mirror I made the decision to nominate for a club competition at PRARG. Mostly because 

ISO Internal Validation

ISO Internal Validation

The weekend before last I competed in the Queensland State Dressage Championships at medium level. This in itself is an achievement and something that should have left me feeling proud. So why then did I walk away from the comp feeling more than a bit 

The 8ft dressage arena

The 8ft dressage arena

Find out how placing last helped me to see that we have moved out of the 8ft dressage arena

Getting back in the sand arena

Getting back in the sand arena

Last weekend Nonie and I had our first time back in the sand arena as Brisbane-it’s. This also happened to be our first competition in over six months. The lead up My first proper ride last week was on Tuesday (Nonie had a body work 

‘A Touch of Class’ – Compeition Report

‘A Touch of Class’ – Compeition Report

  Last weekend Nonie and I packed up the float and trundled 35km down the highway to a Dressage and Hack show. Having a show on our doorstep is such a treat so although the lead up was not perfect I had to go, and 

Five tips to help you prepare for a horse show

Five tips to help you prepare for a horse show

I have come to love competing, but it hasn’t always been that way. Part of learning to love competing again has been developing a good pre-competition routine. Here are my top five tips for helping you to prepare for a horse show. 1. Set your 

2018 Australian Adult Amateur Dressage Championships

2018 Australian Adult Amateur Dressage Championships

As many of you would be now know, Nonie and I recently ventured down to South East Queensland for the 2018 Australian Adult Amateur Dressage Championships. It was a brilliant trip and an amazing competition. Check out my recap video!

Perspective – Dressage competition report

Perspective – Dressage competition report

As I sat next to my float polishing my boots as the fog slowly cleared this morning, listening to the sounds of Nonie contentedly chewing her breakfast, I had to laugh to myself. Perspective certainly is a funny thing. Just over two weeks ago I 

Cowgirling up in the dressage competition ring

Cowgirling up in the dressage competition ring

Competitions in Queensland are synonymous with camping in your horse float, wildlife in the bathrooms, good times with friends and a bit of riding thrown in for good measure. Sometimes you also have to cowgirl up and ride through some nerves. This past weekend at 

Why you need to try Equimind Online Competitions

Why you need to try Equimind Online Competitions

The rise of the internet has seen the emergence of a new way of competing with your horse – online competitions. Equimind is a UK based company which now offers dressage, jumping, show horse, vaulting, riding for the disabled and even blind horse competitions, meaning