Balanced Rider Blog
Thoughts and ideas about riding and training horses
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Saturday, February 17, 2018 07:52 PM
More thoughtful approach to riding and training horses encouraged by books I have been reading this winter. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, January 18, 2018 09:13 AM
Interesting insight and comparisons that I came upon recently exploring new Mary Wanless book with my horses. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 03:20 PM
Article on how to stay safe while enjoying equestrian activities if you are diagnosed with diabetes More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Monday, December 18, 2017 08:31 PM
Joseph Newcomb calls himself In Had Guy. He is teaching horses piaffe and passage in hand and helps riders from the ground to develop these movements and collection in general. I have audited his clinic and found it extremely interesting. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 02:57 PM
Joseph Newcomb calls himself In Had Guy. He is teaching horses piaffe and passage in hand and helps riders from the ground to develop these movements and collection in general. I have audited his clinic and found it extremely interesting and help More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, November 16, 2017 08:00 PM
Moving my rides to a big hay field due to snow. Strategy to restart my work on flying changes in the new environment. How it worked out. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, October 26, 2017 07:23 PM
How to ask for a flying changes - aids. Several exercises to pick from to start this work. Chica's first flying changes. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 07:34 PM
The short overview of what is required of horse and rider before attempting flying changes More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, July 6, 2017 07:44 PM
A young horse's training must include not only ground work to know how to be with humans, they also must receive training from the ground that teaches them how to be ridden. Without it it is too big of a gap from one stage to the next. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, May 18, 2017 03:39 PM
Santo and I were chosen to ride in Mane Event with Shannon Dueck. Here is the report of the experience. :) More ...
 
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