If you’ve made it to January just give yourself a pat on the back but for God’s sake don’t look behind you! January is all about making new plans and of course getting fit…..so here’s the deal, gyms and pools are closed (again) so I’ve been working on some new ideas so you can continue … Continue reading We’re going online with rehab and fitness programs in 2021!!!
2020 has seen Boris change the nation’s Corona Virus message from ‘Stay At Home’ to ‘Stay Alert’ and then came the current tier system. We’ve been confused and frustrated about the ever changing rules! And as a nation we seem to lack the ability to use our intuition, common sense and adapt instructions to our … Continue reading Boris, Horses and Intuition
With pools and gyms closed again running is often the go-to activity for riders. With no membership subscriptions or additional kit to purchase. So when time isn’t in abundance throwing on a pair of trainers and stepping outside the front door really is an attractive option. With many riders having competed successfully in running events … Continue reading Can Riders Run?
Pony racing has gathered increasing support and status over the last few years. Rarely would you now find a champion apprentice or conditional that hasn’t ridden on the pony racing circuit. But some might say there is a growing divide between competitors or perhaps more so the ability of their ponies. I’ve heard of kids … Continue reading Pony Racing – drawing on the positives of being stuck out the back (again!)
Have you or someone close to you ever suffered a head injury? The effects of even mild concussions can have lasting effects, sometimes more so when you think you’ve fully recovered. On the 23rd of June Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell took his own life. He was the second jockey in as many months … Continue reading Traumatic brain injuries and the link to depression – focus on the source not the symptoms?