Archive for March, 2010

NAHL Inhand and Ridden Clinic

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

It now feels like the show season has started. We bathed two horses and cleaned tack for the clinic held by the Northern Arabian Horse group at a new venue Askham Bryan near York, very accessible from the main network of roads.

We took along a horse to be used for the inhand clinic to assess for type and conformation, Ian Woodward gave (more…)

Aklah Kestrel’s first Ridden Outing!

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

After only being backed for 4 weeks we entered Aklah Kestrel, a home bred 4 year old gelding, into a local dressage show for his first ridden outing. Never been anywhere, except to change grazing fields as he grew up, this lovely youngster has the right attitude towards life.

Taking everything in his stride, on arrival he was (more…)

Which Saddle?

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Question –

I am about to embark upon the purchase of a Saddle for my 15.2h Arabian gelding and was hoping that you could provide me with some advice on what things I should consider. I do a bit of everything with him but predominantly, hacking, preliminary dressage and some local ridden showing.

Answer – (more…)

Do You Have A Question?

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Got a Question?

During our travels it has become apparant both, in the UK and abroad, that there are many dedicated  individuals working on their own, who want to improve both themselves, and their horses within the Arabian Ridden World and are looking for guidence on showing, schooling and backing, or some times just require confirmation their thought processes are correct. One of the objectives (more…)