Tuesday Tip! The Importance of Correct Saddle Fitting

This week I'm cheating a little bit in regards to my Tuesday Tip. Last week I was asked by Anne from HorseWorldEU  to contribute to the topic of saddle fitting and muscle damage on her own blog post. You can read the full article here. If it's one thing that I've learned over the years as … Continue reading Tuesday Tip! The Importance of Correct Saddle Fitting

HorseWorldEU.com Guest Blogger

I feel very fortunate to have been asked by Horse Wold EU to guest blog and review products on their behalf. Horse World is my "local" tack shop - at an hour an 15 minutes drive away - luckily they have a quick and efficient next day delivery service! I'm a firm believer in shopping local … Continue reading HorseWorldEU.com Guest Blogger

To jump, or not to jump? That is the question.

Ian Fearon Showjumping Clinic I was recently given the opportunity to take part in an Ian Fearon showjumping Clinic. This was kindly organised by my riding club, Benbulben RC. Ian is a high performance Level 3 Horse Sport Ireland coach who managed and coached a number of gold, silver and bronze medal junior and senior … Continue reading To jump, or not to jump? That is the question.

Hacking into the Arena

I live in the most north-westerly point of the Emerald Isle. You cannot get any further away from equestrian civilization than this. It is, as they say, ‘next stop America!’ In fact, having flown a number of times from Dublin to New York, I’ve enjoyed watching the flight tracker as our plane literally flies over […]

2017 Kick the Inner Critic to the Curb

Bouncing back from injury and the lack of confidence that comes with it... Every year begins the same way, this is the year - 100% commitment. 2016 was no exception. I had massive plans to get back into competition mode, jump the amateur circuit and come the summer, get a few one day events in. I … Continue reading 2017 Kick the Inner Critic to the Curb

That time you bought me a bucket…

That time you bought me a bucket, you made my heart jump with glee. You see when it comes to the winter, it's like the buckets all flee. I once had what felt like a dozen, pink and red and green, But since we bought those two fillies, buckets don't last so it would seem. … Continue reading That time you bought me a bucket…

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Welcome to Wild Atlantic Rider! If you love puppies, ponies (anything with fur and four legs really) and people then we are kindred spirits. If you work with animals and children not only are you slightly insane like me, but you'll also understand how challenging a world it is and how rewarding it can be. … Continue reading About..