Showjumping Training weekend.

by petros on February 18, 2019

We had a productive couple of days of coaching / training. All the horses and riders engaged well in the process of exploring their strengths and the areas of performance that need bolstering. Everyone responded with enthusiasm in our approach of positive feedback, genuine interest in the horse/rider combination and empowerment of choice and autonomy.

Equestrian Coaching Excellence || Dressage – Eventing – Showjumping.



Horses and riders having fun together.

by petros on February 11, 2019

Equestrian coaching and training has been very rewarding in seeing all the horses and riders make super progress towards their goals and enjoying the process of improving their partnerships. Dressage – Eventing – Showjumping.



Equestrian autumn training. Horses and riders thriving in taking on challenges.

November 6, 2018

In all our training/coaching sessions we aim to engage both horses and riders in taking on appropriate challenges to enhance confidence in their abilities while also stretching the boundaries of their comfort zone. Great also to see everyone having fun along the way! Dressage – Eventing – Showjumping. IMG_5801    

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Petros’ Equestrian Coaching Ethos.

October 16, 2018

Genuine interest for the horse and rider we are working with. Empathy and understanding for their unique lived experience of their performance. Sincere kind regard for the combination, no matter how tricky their situation. These are some of the fundamental principles of our coaching ethos. It matters; every horse, every rider, every time!  

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Equestrian Coaching; a simple, effective philosophy.

October 8, 2018

We have had an exciting couple of months coaching horses and riders in showjumping, cross country riding and dressage. Our philosophy is simple: Training has to be fun to be effective Changes are best achieved in small increments Take your time by being reasonable in expectation while striving to gently push the boundaries of ability. […]

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Wheathampstead Horse Livery Vacancy

September 17, 2018

    PART LIVERY VACANCY We have one space on our small, friendly private yard with excellent facilities near Harpenden/ Wheathampstead/Kimpton.  Large box, maintained manege which rides well throughout the winter, regular clinics, excellent hacking!  We offer high quality care for a small number of horses, individual turnout if needed; groom and owners on site.  […]

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Mental training, unlock your potential.

September 14, 2018

Aim Higher!

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A summer of equestrian training progress. Horses and riders thriving together.

August 20, 2018

We love to see young riders develop their skills and thrive with their horses and ponies. Encouraging a growth mindset is central to our approach, firmly believing in the development of skills that lead to enhanced performances.

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Dressage for Everyone. Lateral work, an exercise idea for horses and riders.

July 19, 2018

Another of our lateral work routines. Can be used with leg yield or half-pass exercises and can be further elaborated upon. ? Notice the ‘staggering’ effect, encouraging us to execute small amount at a time, switching from directly forward movement to sideways and back again. ?? We often like to circle away into a canter […]

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Showjumping schooling, a playground for horses and riders.

July 8, 2018

We loved our schooling session for Jodie and her fabulous horse Hugo. It is always important to appeal to the horse’s playful nature while training in all disciplines. Dressage, showjumping or cross-country, having the horse engaged in body in mind, willing to take on the task is greatly enabled by presenting the work as a […]

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