AS A DRESSAGE RIDER you go into the arena plaited up and hoping to paint a picture of relaxation and harmony. But difficult, ‘bad hair days’, happen to most sometime and with some sharp and spooky, inexperienced horses it can be a “teenage” phase you have to learn to handle with a cool head and horsemanship, and ride it through. Out and About Dressage talked to some local trainers and judges about how they handle the situation
Tania Grantham of Inspire Dressage said: “My foremost advice to anyone having problems with their horse in the arena, is never to allow . . .
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