“I don’t want riders who work physically hard. Work by thinking.” – Nuno Oliveira If you want to excel at anything, you have to learn how to manage your thoughts and feelings, both the good and the bad. Excellence is not normal or natural, and cultivating excellence in anything requires hard work and sacrifice.
Q: What can posture tell us about our horses? A: The Oxford dictionary defines the word ‘conformation’ as: “the way in which something is formed; the structure of something, especially an animal” while ‘posture’ is defined as: “the position in which you hold your body when standing or sitting”. These definitions may sound similar, but...
If you want to excel at anything, you have to learn how to manage your thoughts and feelings, both the good and the bad. Excellence is not normal or natural, and cultivating excellence in anything requires hard work and sacrifice. Physical talent is not irrelevant, but it is less important than self-discipline and mental strength.
If you want to excel at anything, you have to learn how to manage your thoughts and feelings, both the good and the bad. Excellence is not normal or natural, and cultivating excellence in anything requires hard work and sacrifice. Physical talent is not irrelevant, but it is less important than self-discipline and mental strength.
By Kim Dimevski, SA Horse Trails Growing up learning about horses in the typical stable yard environment can give one a fairly limited education. Within these fixed confines we often only know what is taught to us by our instructors, and especially when young we tend to hang onto every word they say.
First Graded show back after the lockdown of 2020. Jumping at Penbritte Equestrian Center. Riding: Big Three Instagram: @hmieshca @_ep_design_and_manufacturing Tik Tok: @hmieshca Please DM me on Instagram if you are interested in sponsoring me. Thank You.
First away Graded show after the lockdown of 2020, jumping 1m. Jumping show at Kyalami Park Club. Riding: Big Three aka Groot Instagram: @hmieshca @_ep_design_and_manufacturing Tik Tok: @hmieshca Please DM me on Instagram if you are interested in sponsoring me. Thank You.
Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast) is a resort destination in northern Sardinia, Italy. Parisian Architect and founder of Stera Architectures, Stefania Stera, grew up in this area and remembers climbing the rocks in the early 1960s when Prince Karim Aga Khan and a group of investors began shaping the area’s Porto Cervo resort.  Stefania Stera got to know the construction sites of the luxury hotels Romazzino and Cala di Volpe, and...
Cranford High Hopes is with me for development for February. I started him under saddle a few years ago, but he has since not been ridden or worked with. He arrived 4 days before this video was filmed. I did a groundwork refresher the day after he arrived, then he had a day off, and then had another groundwork session to put the tools in place to be able to relax him. Groundwork is not lungeing.

Built in the summer of 2020, DVB Knokke residence is a single-family house located in the province of West Flanders in the municipality of Knokke-Heist, one of Belgium’s best-known and most affluent seaside resorts. The house itself, with architecture by Arttec Knokke, is a beautifully unassuming, two-level structure that blends discretely with the surrounding, lush […]

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