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Ravel 322 Playing with Changes

23rd July 2018

Ravel 322 Training Poland Kirsten Wing

Ravel training Ochaby Poland CDI*** July 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62QMmYC28xQ

18th July 2018

Ravel 322 PSG Summerhouse Kirsten Wing

11/05/2018 Summerhouse FEI PSGSQ 68.03% https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nabd0xQ73zU

18th July 2018

Ravel 322 and Kirsten Wing S*

Schoolmaster Ravel 322 and YR Kirsten Wing tackle their first S* together under the guidance of owner and trainer Laurienne Dittman-Castle. For sale purposes only – not to be replicated. Germany, 2016, December https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmi_ErWC3Bg

29th March 2017

St Anne’s Sports Awards: Michele Wing’s Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7Fw4kGvTb4 Film and Media Editor Michele Wing airs documentary at St Anne's Sports Awards 2014 presented here by daughter Kirsten. **presented as an interactive piece for the purpose of the awards **all riders featured were a part of the college team **those shown consented to the content chosen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7Fw4kGvTb4

16th January 2017

Snip-bit Progress Video: Kirsten Wing with On Guard PSG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAXu6Sgc940 **as seen on instagram** YR Kirsten Wing and On Guard returning to training for the inter1. Such a different horse from previous seasons. Owned: C Sboros Location: Durban, South Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAXu6Sgc940

15th January 2017

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  • Art

    Art

    andrew barlow fine art

    Born 1970, Harare, Zimbabwe. Studied Fine Art at University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts (Painting). website: andrew barlow fine art

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    Art

    Caryn Bowie

    I know horses intimately as an art subject, the musculoskeletal system, the way the coat shines over the muscles and the facial expressions. Pastel drawings of African animals and Racehorses. Digital Photographic Art of African Animals printed on canvas. Mosaic rocks and frames. I live on a wildlife estate in

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    Horse Training Beginners

    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    5 Mistakes Horse Owners Often Make When Loading Their Horse

    Mistake #1 – Thinking your horse is like a dog or a cat.

    Unless the new horse owner has been educated, they may think their horse is like a cat or dog.  The new horse owner may pat his thigh and say, “C’mon” a few times and the horse will just leap into the trailer like a happy dog.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Another Method of Loading a Horse in a Trailer

    Since there is no one right way or one wrong way to train a horse, you may want to change the method you are using to train your horse.  You have several different ways to choose from.  If you are not having any luck with one method you can always try another.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Bit vs Bitless

    BIT VS. BITLESS TRAINING

    When it comes to the welfare of the horse, riders and trainers do their best to ensure that the horse is not subject to pain under saddle. One of the most common debates is about training horses to be ridden with a bit and training them to be ridden without a bit. There are many advantages to both methods. For certain situations, a bit may be more efficient than not using one. In other situations, riding without a bit may be more comfortable to the horse than using a bit. It depends on the situation, the training level of the horse, the rider’s abilities, and the goals that you are trying to achieve with your horse as to which method will work best.  

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Horse Training – A Beginners Guide

    If you are either looking to buy a horse or maybe you have already acquired a horse.  Either way the will need to be trained.  Whether you do it yourself or hire a trainer to train the horse for you.

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    Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

    Horse training, food for thought for beginners

    You should practice things your horse already knows before introducing something new. New skills should be introduced on something your horse already knows. Building on previously learnt skills is the key to being successful in horse training.

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