#hqoutandabout

If you are out and about at a show or clinic, we want to see you pictures!  Take a photo and share it on social with the hashtag #hqoutandabout to…

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AskHQ: Time to ride

Q: How long do you actually have to wait to ride after feeding your horse? Asked by May Clarke A: This depends on the type of feed, the amount and…

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Back to Basics 5

And finally, to round of this mini series, here are a few extra exercises you can add to your schooling routine to get you and your precious pony back in…

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Pridey’s Lockdown Lamentations Day 13

Friends! How are we all?! Felt I'd best check in, and make sure you're all keeping your spirits up!? It's been fairly quiet here. My mother appears to have lost…

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AskHQ: Pilates

Q: Why does everyone recommend Pilates for horse riders? Answered by Bonita de Klerk, Pilates instructor A: Riding requires you to have strong core muscles. The core is made up…

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AskHQ: Transition trouble

[Q] How can I keep my horse on the bridle when transitioning downwards? Asked by Chesney Williams [A] Problems with maintaining a contact through downward transitions are common symptoms of…

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AskHQ: Spinning top

[Q] I have a pony who is well behaved most of the time, but sometimes he spins and then runs away with me. I often can't find a trigger. Do…

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Nerves of steel

The right approach can give you the competitive edge Text: Mandy Schroder We all work hard at our riding, often with the goal of competing. However, while we may be…

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