Horse Hero Update - 7th March 2014
Latest Blogs. Lizzie Brown takes on Formula One, Jessica Gale returns to the big-time, it's the 'year of the donkey' for Sarah Fisher, Maria Wynne knows how to enjoy work, Georgie Somerset takes one challenge at a time, Shiwon Green celebrates victory in the UK and new blogger Alex Brown follows his passion. Jane Naughton has an up and down time, Annie Perry discovers the reason for training, Trec rider Sue Lee rides at the dressage Regionals, Polly Williamson prepares for pain, Jo Eccles analyses her style and Vivian Chang celebrates the Year of the Horse. Sam Brown prepares for her Grand Prix debut, things click for Melissa Beer and Erin Williams irons out the problem areas!
Filming. We recently filmed with dressage duo Matt Frost and Adam Kemp. Adam trained Matt on their top horse who is preparing for Grand Prix and a talented but tricky youngster, and Matt taught his groom Rachel on the start of lateral work! Next up, more with dressage rider Dan Greenwood.
Editorial. In the Guest Feature, Canadian dressage rider Leueen Willoughby reports on the Florida Nations Cup which was a sumptuous, controversial and inspiring affair. As a test for the new format at the Pan Am Games in 2015, there was plenty to engage and divide opinion! Horse Hero Guru's straight-talking answers to forum questions include bad manners, a mane pulling issue, a grumpy mare, competition nerves and pensioner dread! You can also read a selection of blogs in Editorial if you haven't caught up with all our bloggers.
Budding writers? If there is a major horse event (in any discipline) in your country that you would like to report on for Horse Hero, please email us.
New competition: Win a pair of Laura Bechtolsheimer DVDs on our Facebook page.
Next video. British-based US eventer Tiana Coudray teaches a Novice eventer and her ex-racer!