From little to large and young to old, we have a huge experience in dealing with young horses as well as ‘tricky’ horses using bespoke ethical approaches.
Young horses require patience, and we will tailor any training or backing to them as an individual, as a horse started correctly and sympathetically will have a longer and happier ridden career. We spend time on the ground, building confidence and working on a horse that is straight, balanced and supple before we start to think about riders. This then brings a more well-rounded ridden youngster, who we will introduce to many experiences and tasks to further develop their brain, body and rideability.
For a horse displaying a physical or behavioural issue, we will always start with an assessment of movement and behaviour in the stable, worked on the ground and then ridden, using behavioural ethograms. From here, we can liaise with yourself as the owner, as well as our physio, bodyworkers, aromatherapy, farrier, dentist, vet and trainers to build a tailored rehabilitation plan that has your horse’s best long-term interests in mind. We will keep notes on your horse’s sessions and can share the skills we use in order for you to continue with your horse’s development. These cases take a lot of patience and empathy, and we pride ourselves on a holistic approach, as every horse is an individual and what works for one will not work for the rest.
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