Eventing Coach: season is fast approaching, Cross country training with Petros.

February 10, 2017

Preparations for the Eventing season are well on the way and part of this will be some cross-country practice outings. We can arrange training sessions privately or as part of our clinics at a venue of your choice.   Get in touch: petros@theequestrian.co.uk 

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Shillington Riding Club and Petros theequestrian.co.uk-Gymnastic jumping/pole work exercises clinic

February 6, 2017

What a wonderful day of training at Ion Farm, Gravenhurst we had with Shillington RC! Thank you for the  great hospitality and lovely to see everyone doing so well and having such FUN! Candice from https://www.facebook.com/candicepottagephotography/?ref=page_internal came along to provide the photographic coverage (and helped with the jumps, thank you!). All the photos are fantastic and very […]

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Show jumping clinic in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire.

January 29, 2017

Our regular Hertfordshire show jumping clinic day was another great success. Wonderful to see everyone doing so well and having such delightful fun time. From grassroots to seasoned campaigners we all worked at enhancing the performance of horse/rider partnership with super results.  Thank you to Fiona for hosting once again. Next date will be 26th February 2017. […]

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Divine Dressage, Superb Showjumping, Cool Cross-country training.

January 22, 2017

We had a fabulous week of training in all disciplines, Dressage, Showjumping, Cross country riding. Tip of the day: think of riding a horse as channelling the energy available in the desired direction. Question to be answered: how do you go about doing that? Follow our posts and training tips for many suggestions.   Video link: […]

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Cross Country training Sunday 5th March. Come on the Eventing season!

January 19, 2017

  Cross country training day. Petros has been booked and will be at Horseheath, (Thurlow Estate), on Sunday 5th  March for a group session of XC training till 12 noon. If any of you are also keen to come along for a session there after this group, let me know and we can try and […]

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The philosophy of coaching/training horses and riders. More than a job; a reason for being!

January 2, 2017

The multifaceted nature of human beings as personalities fulfilling many roles, can present a challenge to us as we develop into adulthood. Adolescents are, or should be, granted the opportunity to try out aspects of their identity so that they may develop a hopefully coherent and ‘whole’ identity that embraces their many abilities, desires and […]

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Festive time is here! Olympia Horse Show 2016 on the BBC coverage.

December 12, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Wishing you all a healthy and happy time with love and care in your lives. May all your equestrian dreams come true. Petros Catch all the action at Olympia Horse Show 2016 on the BBC:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/equestrian/38220810

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British Eventing introducing minimum eligibility requirements for BE 100, BE105.

December 10, 2016

A long over due introduction of qualifying requirements at this level is sure to help riders and horses achieve better results ultimately and hopefully greater safety for the sport as whole, throughout the levels .     http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/riders-qualify-ride-be100-next-season-606619    

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Dressage training; Elastic contact- A key element of successful horse/rider communication.

November 29, 2016

One way of thinking about riding a horse is to focus on channelling the dynamic energy that the horse is able to produce in order to propel its and our body mass in the desired direction. That ‘desired direction’ of course has to be arrived at by consensus between horse and rider. The process of […]

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Fabulous Equestrian autumn turns to winter training.

November 8, 2016

It wasn’t that long ago, the warm weather made for pleasant autumn riding,  now the winter is setting in and we must get practicing for the indoor season, ironing  out any of the issues that we identified in our summer competitions. Next Wheathampstead clinic on Sunday 27th November. For details email: petros@theequestrian.co.uk

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