Trotting On… It’s nearly Competition Time

It's been a while since I've written a little Miss G update. We've been quietly working away as best as we can in this wild winter weather and have been having fun between hacking, lessons and helping with the planning of an exciting new event. So, G moved home at the beginning of December after … Continue reading Trotting On… It’s nearly Competition Time

Dressage in the Ox Mountains – Simone Hession of Woodlands Equestrian Centre

After last month's post about Derryronane Stud and the versatility of the Irish Draught horse, I thought I'd ask my dressage coach, Simone Hession, to add to the topic. Simone is a BHSAI and HSI Level 2 equestrian coach based just outside Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. She runs Woodlands Equestrian Centre, providing lessons for beginners to … Continue reading Dressage in the Ox Mountains – Simone Hession of Woodlands Equestrian Centre

2017: Work in Progress

We're heading into the month of May so I thought I'd share a little update about what we've been up to and where we are now. If you're not familiar withΒ Giselle and I, we both suffered set backs last year due to injury. We've spent the past 5 months committed to flatwork and dressage training … Continue reading 2017: Work in Progress