Horse Culture (Page 4)

and Lifestyle

girl riding horse. Being good enough. external validation. public opinion and horse sport

Internal and external validation: Do you know when you are doing a good job or do you rely on others telling you that you are? In my experience, many riders don’t trust themselves and, therefore, keep looking and craving other people’s praise. This in itself is not a bad thing,Read More →

Girl riding bay horse on beach. Stop procrastinating, make it happen.

Stop Procrastinating, make it happen! Do you live on ‘some day island’ or do you live every day as if it is your last? Do you catch yourself procrastinating? Too many people are putting things off, waiting for the right time when they have what they think they need inRead More →

Indian sunset viewed between the ears of a Marwhari horse. Kate Fenner, giving back to horses

Giving back to horses. Horses have been my life for half a century. They have given me so much over those years, it is impossible to calculate, and I could never imagine a life without horses. In my professional work as a trainer, I am always looking for better waysRead More →

Just a love story. Dani and Clyde

Just a love story. On our May-June 2019 edition front cover, we feature a fun photo captured by contributing photographer, Priyantha Malavi Arachchi, of teenager Danielle Armistead and her best mate Clyde, a 7-year-old Clydesdale Thoroughbred cross gelding she has owned for two years. “Him eating my hat wasn’t planned!”Read More →

Horse and riders with a zebra herd. On horse safari.

On Horse Safari It’s 5.30am and I am glad to hear the cheery “good morning”, as my cup of tea arrives with the wake-up call. As an English person abroad on horse safari, tea is, of course, very important and, at this dark hour, it is even more welcome. ThisRead More →