I love university because of the complete freedom of choice on what you write about (within reason ha ha!). It sounds simple, but when you have a passion for a topic, writing all of a sudden becomes simple. I am not an academic, nor do I really enjoy writing, however, when the topic changes to … Continue reading The results are out – Eventing Survey
Winning and Losing?
Winning in my eyes now, is to strengthen the bond and trust I have with my team mate, to make small realistic goals and smash them, to conquer things you never thought you could, and to enjoy every second you have on your horse. Life is too short to focus on the negatives.
The perfectly imperfect world of the internet
Social media is the largest platform for marketing in today's age. This visual marketing targets people by creating a trend and emphasising how great it will make you look and feel when you have it. A platform where the persona of being perfect is the greatest expectation. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.. have turned … Continue reading The perfectly imperfect world of the internet
BALANCE.. not just the riding type. (Hacks to stay on Track)
" New Year, New ME? " It is coming to the end of the university holidays, and as I sit here, I think about the BALANCE of life when your an equestrian. To work, to ride, to study and to socialise... but then there is these things called exercise, family, relationships, commitments, responsibilities... they are kind … Continue reading BALANCE.. not just the riding type. (Hacks to stay on Track)
The perfect Christmas wish list? My top 5 for horsey lovers
Well, the silly season is well and truly here. Food, friends, festivities... the best time of year in my opinion. With that creepy old guy with an extremely over grown beard just around the corner, I guess it is time to get in the spirit and do my Christmas shopping. The perfect Christmas wish … Continue reading The perfect Christmas wish list? My top 5 for horsey lovers
Driver think rider, Rider think driver. The relationship between horses and cars.
Common courtesy and patience seems to be two traits that have gone out the window in the every day world. Today's chat is about the relationship between equestrians and motor vehicle drivers. I live on a country road, which is somewhat used as a main road, the speed limit is 80 kmph. In my … Continue reading Driver think rider, Rider think driver. The relationship between horses and cars.
A master of many – Grace Kay
The smile says it all - Grace and Faberge enjoying their victory lap at MI3DE. In the saddle from the age of just two, being led around gymkhana days and pony club rallies to taking on the equestrian world in full force in more than just one discipline. Grace described her younger self as a … Continue reading A master of many – Grace Kay
Sport, a global influencer
"Sport has the power to change the world" - Nelson Mandela Sport is valued by many different cultures and dependant on many different variables. Society and culture are powerful influences on how sport and its value is perceived to be, as well as the team a general population may cheer for (Spajj, 2017). Society … Continue reading Sport, a global influencer
ACE Equine – Dressage and Eventing
ACE Equine - Archibald Campain Elite Equine Stuart Archibald and Tamara Campain These two lovely riders are taking over the Equestrian community with their success, passion, love and determination. Needing no introduction, Stuart Archibald and Tamara Campain. Where did it all begin? Tamara Campain I began riding at the young age of 4. My parents were … Continue reading ACE Equine – Dressage and Eventing
Show Jumping; Jake Hunter
Jake Hunter, Australian show jumper, based in Ireland riding full time for Duffy Sport Horses. Jake may be young, but he is mighty successful. Horses have always been a large part of Jake's life and always will be. Jake started riding as early as he could remember and his thanks goes to his … Continue reading Show Jumping; Jake Hunter