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Coco’s AIRC RC Festival Rundown – The Hard Work Pays Off!
It’s been a few weeks now since we ventured to our first ever away show to Mullingar Equestrian and I still can’t get over what an experience it was. I put a lot of effort into getting myself and Coco prepared and I’m delighted to report that it actually paid off!
June Jumping Exercise #2 – “The Mercedes”
Looking for something fun to do in your next jumping session? Well this one is definitely worth a shot. Perfect for practicing for jump offs, setting a rhythm and having a bit of fun, The Mercedes is bound to be a new favourite!
Enough about the horse…
When you own a young horse all of the focus tends to be on them, making sure they’re getting the right training and making sure, as the rider, you don’t die. For a solid two years all of my riding time has been spent getting Coco to exactly where she is now. From a green youngster to a (slightly) more matured horse who can be expected to behave herself. So what happens now?
Two Years of Coco
So as you may have read, Darielle and Dante celebrated their 2 year anniversary last week but did you know that me and Coco did too? Yes, me and Darielle both bought our delightful youngsters within a day of each other so between the two of us, the last 2 years has seen as ridiculous amount of ups and downs! Read on to read about my journey with Coco…
Catch Up with Coco
A Bucking Bronco, a New Yard and Old Issues – Catch Up with Coco on our newest blogpost…
Exercises to Help Build Your Horse’s Weak Hind End
So myself and Coco have been slightly AWOL the last few weeks. After my last post we were at a point where we had to strip everything back and focus on building that hind end. Check out some exercises I’ve been doing to improve Coco’s muscle development across her back and hind legs.
Coco’s First Attempt at Cross Country
While I’ve always loved cross-country, it’s definitely something I’m not rushing to get Coco schooled in. As she’s such a spooky mare, she doesn’t really deal very well in open spaces so big fields with large solid fences aren’t really going to go down too well!