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Wintec Sponsored Ambassador Search video.

I believe Bold and I would be good sponsors because I believe in hard work and dedication to achieve my goals, I throw my heart over a jump before we jump it, I give my all in my sport but my horse's health, comfort and general well-being will always come

7th May 2018

1m course with an almost fail and then power jump 1.40m

1m course from our show on 2 July, and then powerjump that we think is 1.40m. but give me your opinion on the whole video and the height at the end. there is a blooper in the 1m =P x.x Track: WATEVA – See U (feat. Johnning) [NCS Release] Music

5th July 2017

Jumping 1.25m with my horse

The course had multiple different heights, ranging from 80 to 1.25/1.30m. This is how I prepare him for a power jump =P one step at a time =P Song: Vanze – Survive Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Video Link: https://youtu.be/cvl8e2se8Q4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p09OG5ZSeUQ

14th May 2017

Horse Riding fails, bloopers and falls. Compilation!!

If you enjoyed this video please don't forget to like, comment and subscribe. A big thank you to Bold Photography (By the way if you're in South Africa hire them for some photoshoots or something. =P ) https://www.facebook.com/BoldPhotographyRSA/ Thank you to Bill Goebel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqT40yF63sE&ab_channel=BillGoebel) Thank you Equestrian Freak (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyefA_MJJFc&ab_channel=TheequestrianFreak) Music:

9th February 2017

Post Derby 90cm. – Show Jumping at Kyalami Equestrian Park.

If you like this video give it a thumbs up and subscribe please. =) Also Leave a comment. What's the highest you've jumped. =) Unfortunate fail of a pole falling and also got thrown out of the saddle =( but Super duper proud of this boy =) Song: it's different

31st January 2017

How to engage your horse’s Hindquarter

If you liked this video give it a like and please subscribe. This video is on how to engage your horse's hindquarters/ hind end. This engagement can help your confidence and help you and your horse when Jumping. There are pictures of fails in this video. Song: it's different –

28th January 2017

Horse fail – Bucks and a fall in a lesson. South Africa

In a lesson the girl's horse decided to give her a little bit of nonsense. The rider was okay. If you liked this video don't forget to give it a thumbs up and dont forget to subscribe for more videos like this one and more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVgHOdFfS4E

18th December 2016

90 cm training show with my bold one

90 cm training show in Honeydew with Bold One. He's such a rock star and I couldn't be prouder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrMi8oMdpwM

21st February 2016

Joker 80cm Show jumping on Bold One

80cm class for year end show with my boy Bold One https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDQ0Ay4TO8w

30th November 2015

Bold One Training Show 80cm

Bold One and I jumping 80 cm in a show and I've never been prouder of such an amazing horse ♥ And credit to probably the worst song in the world. i didnt play or choose it. i would much rather hear nothing than that song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YugGi5Yvtsc

20th October 2015

Bold One Show Jumping Training

Training for next training show on Bold One. With pictures from the show afterwards 😁💙😱 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52Z8gMA4Wq8

29th April 2015

Bold One – Equitation

at last interschools the equitation course https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x3KviQq5fU

25th February 2015

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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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