HORSE HERO UPDATE - 29th May 2015
Latest Blogs. Jane Naughton swaps dressage for jumping, Natasha Adkinson goes to squad training, Erin Williams gets a drenching, Polly Williamson teaches 'short n sharp', Annie Joppe has a competition frenzy and Karen Morris is gutted. Sharon Edwards is sleep-deprived, Sam Ecroyd tells the story of 'if-only', Sophie Jenman has a pleasant surprise, timing is way out for Lynne Crowden and Jessica Gale has exciting news. It's 'game-over' for Olivia Wilmot, Maria Wynne admires balls of steel and Georgie Somerset has a lot to think!
Competition. Win 1 of 3 copies of "Perfect Mind: Perfect Ride" by Dr Inga Wolframm from Quiller Publishing. Click here to enter the competition which closes 31st May. Horse Hero Founder Fiona Price says "Inga gives a great insight into why sports psychology is at the cutting edge of equestrian sport and has lots of inspiring examples of how top riders have used it to their advantage, plus techniques for you to use to improve your own performance. Vital reading for all who compete!"
Filming. We recently filmed Team GB eventing stalwart and multi-medallist Jeanette Brakewell, working youngsters through a variety of jumping exercises and teaching a lesson to a 'grass roots' rider. Next up, is dressage with British Grand Prix rider and trainer Roger Gregory.
Editorial. In our latest Guest Feature, Canadian dressage rider Leueen Willoughby questions the deal amateur competitors get on the other side of the pond? You can also read straight-talking answers to forum questions from Horse Hero Guru and a selection of last month's blogs if you haven't yet caught up with all our bloggers.
Next video: Young show jumper Emily Ward re-trains her prolific pony winner to compete in horse classes!