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In frame pt 3

In frame pt 3

I'm going to take one common mistake per post since getting your horse in frame is a very complicated and involved process (which is why I am skeptical when someone says their new horse goes into frame so easily!). We ask them to go forward and they: grab bit and go...

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In Frame pt 2

In Frame pt 2

What happens when you lengthen reins while in w/t/c? What happens  when slow your horse down or do a half halt? What happens if you try to push your horse forward?  What should ideally happen Rhythm and balance should remain unchanged, neck should...

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In frame

In frame

Riding a horse "in frame" is one of the things I hear horse people say a lot but often it is not the kind of frame that we want our horses to have. My intention for this blog post is to serve as a reminder (or wake up call) for those who want their horses moving in a...

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Yoga For Riders

Yoga For Riders

If you want to be as kind to your body and horse as possible I recommend body work until your spine and muscles are used to being in alignment. Straightness is imperative for both horse and rider but we can't feel our crookedness after a while as it becomes normal to...

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Riding as a Meditation

Riding as a Meditation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sRCfGiSmgkMy meditation I created for riders! ^ At this point, I think we all know the benefits of meditation, whether it be first hand knowledge or just a nagging thought that we should really start doing that...I hope the meditation...

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Wrapping Up this Year

Wrapping Up this Year

Summing up this year without saying something cliche is nearly impossible at this point, so I've opted for a moment of silence...And practically have decided to take a couple weeks off of teaching to absorb the lessons we have learned this year.  2020 priorities:...

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Summer Camp 2020 and my Philosophy

Summer Camp 2020 and my Philosophy

I wanted to take some time here to expand on what we're about here. It relates to the summer camp because there are so many summer camp options for children and they all have wonderful things to offer. Our camp is extraordinary but not because of the beautiful...

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Our first show is in a month!

Our first show is in a month!

Show season is just around the corner! We are hoping for an even better year than last and better weather too (please no torrential down pours mother nature). We're very excited to have our amazingly generous and loyal sponsors helping us out this year including Todd...

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Warmer weather is coming!

Warmer weather is coming!

The warmer weather is on its way and that means camp and show season is just around the corner! Make sure to check out the new dates for this year so you can plan you summer around them. Also a reminder that early sign up for  camp means a discount so don't miss...

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Winter Sunday Schoolings

Winter Sunday Schoolings

Sky Haven Equestrian Centre will be hosting Winter Sunday Schoolings. Our barn will be opened twice a month for indoor jump schooling. Schoolings include access to use our heated barn- equipped with heated washtall, tack room and washroom. Keep your horse in shape...

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