Spaces for livery

Spaces for full/part/schooling livery at my lovely yard in Crooked Soley. Flexible packages to suit. Lovely yard near Hungerford. Alarmed American barn and alarmed tack room/office. Rubber matted 12x14ft stables with auto waterers Horse walker Hot and cold wash box 30x70m all weather arena with jumps Local hacking and permit available for extensive off road hacking Daily turnout available BHS and PC reg instructor on site Next door to Boomerang…

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New Yard!

I’m opening a new livery yard in Crooked Soley near Hungerford and will be offering full, part and schooling livery for horses and ponies over 11hh. Great facilities, fully alarmed barn and tack room, easy access to Boomerang, 30x70m all weather outdoor arena, american barn, large stables with auto waterers, horse walker, lovely hacking and on site BHS reg trainer. More info on packages here Limited spaces.

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Tuesday Update – Field maintenance

In place of Tuesday’s Tip – we have a Tuesday Update instead! After a very wet start to the year everyone had trouble getting their field maintenance done. Then last week in that super hot weather all of the wet fields turned into very very dry ones which meant that harrowing for lots of people had to be cancelled or rescheduled. Luckily, I had booked in for today, so the…

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Questions

Belated tip as so busy! If you don’t get what you wanted from you horse ask yourself this: Did you ask the right question? Did you ask the right question and in the right way? If the answer is yes to both, then: Does your horse know the question? Does he know the answer? Between these four questions you’ll find your problem. The first two are rider based errors and…

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Bad weather and cancelled XC

Tuesday’s Tip! Bad weather and cancelled XC Lots of eventing competitions have been cancelled due to the terrible weather we have been having. I know it can be frustrating to not be able to go out and practice your xc so a few thoughts on how to practice xc in an arena instead! Practice tricky combination lines. Set up some dog legs to work on control and lines. Set up…

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Looking at the whole horse

Tuesday’s Tip! This one from Richard Maxwell. His skill at looking at the whole horse is excellent and this particular video shows how tightness in front can lead to tightness elsewhere is very good to watch. Video Courtesy of Richard Maxwell This looking at the whole horse approach is something I believe strongly in and have found that you can often help horses by discovering why they are doing something.…

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