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What are the Advantages of Monty Roberts Training?

What are the Advantages of Monty Roberts Training?

A 2012 UK research paper (“A Comparison of the Monty Roberts Technique with a Conventional UK Technique for Initial Training of Riding Horses”, Fowler, Kennedy and Marlin, Anthrozoos, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 301-21) answers this question with compelling results...

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Join us in welcoming Buckhorn Canoe Company!

Join us in welcoming Buckhorn Canoe Company!

Sky Haven Equestrian Centre is pleased to announce a partnership with renowned Buckhorn Canoe Company. Together, we are embarking on a journey of creativity, craftsmanship, and shared passion, as we introduce you to an extraordinary blend of equestrian and canoe...

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FAB Training Principles Pyramid

FAB Training Principles Pyramid

I referenced my training principle pyramid down below but realized I never made a post on here about it- but it is on my instagram under the "Training" highlight reel. Here is a quick overview but nothing here is set in stone- I suspect it will evolve over the years...

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Getting Ready to Fall and Life Long Student

Getting Ready to Fall and Life Long Student

How are you preparing for Fall this year? For me, it looks like turning within, reading more, and still moments with my feet on the earth. These are the moments I am interested in, yet I often find myself in quite the opposite- frenzied movement and chaos erupting...

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Indoor Board Coming Soon!

Indoor Board Coming Soon!

So we are planning to open up again for indoor board after a much needed rest. We will only take on clients that are interested in training board (whether that be lessons or training rides from me). We are best suited to people looking for a quiet, clean and private...

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Life without my best friend

Life without my best friend

Since losing my beloved dog, Khaleesi, just before Christmas last year (2021), I have felt the love I had and have for her all the more strongly. What a gift it was to have her in my life, and to go to work with her everyday. I always said that if she died, I would...

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Leaving things behind to create anew!

Leaving things behind to create anew!

Hello again! It's been a while since I've updated here because I've been dedicated to building my YouTube (Erica Flak) and Instagram (ericadbflak) pages with my spiritual and tarot interests. More and more these interests have been seeping into my horseback riding...

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Pain & Yoga- Learning to be a Phoenix

Pain & Yoga- Learning to be a Phoenix

For those of you that don't know, I am recovering from a disc injury flare up that kept me in bed for a month (March 2021) and humble for many months before and after the bed rest. I am so glad that I'm reaching the end of that experience and feeling able to move...

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