Equestrian Job opportunity – Harpenden.

October 23, 2017

LIVE-IN GROOM – HARPENDEN     We are looking for someone primarily to look after the horses at our small, friendly private yard near Harpenden (some of you may recognise from the photo that it is where we hold regular show jumping clinics for Petros). The work is Monday-Friday with occasionally a few hours some […]

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Holistic approach to equestrian training.

October 20, 2017

  Showjumping workout with our lively session of gridwork , what a great start to the day! Gymnastic exercises for showjumping, dressage, eventing; athleticism developed through ‘whole’ horse and rider training programs. Body and mind as one; ride the body, ride the mind! (Holism definition: Holism (from Greek ὅλος holos “all, whole, entire”) is the idea […]

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Dressage training – Creating clear understanding between horse and rider.

October 16, 2017

  Getting to know your horse well and establishing a common language of communication creates a sound basis for safe equestrian exploits in any discipline one might wish to engage in. Dressage is exactly that process for horse and rider of learning a mutually suitable ‘language’ of signals (aids) and of ‘reading’ each other so […]

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Coaching, reflections after more than 35 years of equestrian life.

September 29, 2017

Over many years of working and training with horses I have learned a lot from some great riders but I have also learned a lot about how not to be as a coach by some pretty bad coaching practices I have experienced. I think as an individual we have to be open to new ideas […]

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Great week of equestrian training and competition.

September 25, 2017

We have had a fabulous time in all the equestrian disciplines this week, divine dressage, super showjumping, excellent eventing! Well done to everyone out competing and to all those training hard and having fun. This week ahead promises to be equally exciting with private sessions and weekend clinics. Keeeeeep riding!  Thanks for the photos to Will […]

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Dressage-Eventing-Showjumping Autumn & Winter training.

September 18, 2017

The ground is perfect at the moment for some autumn cross-country riding and we have training days scheduled through September and October. Showjumping & Dressage coaching/training throughout the year with Petros in clinics and private sessions. Email petros@theequestrian.co.uk or call 07957323977  to arrange your sessions.

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Eventing training – Coaching at MKEC with Petros.

August 25, 2017

We had a fabulous afternoon  of Cross Country training at MKEC. Wonderful to see all the horses and riders grow in confidence and hone their skills in going a cross the country efficiently and safely! Great stuff! Get in touch with petros@theequestrian.co.uk to arrange your session.  

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September Equestrian Training Clinic dates with Petros.

August 21, 2017

September  Sunday 10th – Petros@ G. Westwood XC training (book through Barry at G.W. 07904 255791). Saturday 23rd – Petros@ Luffenhall XC training (Shillington RC) Sunday 24th – Petros@ Little Munden Equestrian Showjumping Clinic & Compete. (Book through: https://www.littlemundenequestrian.com/events-1.html ). Thursday 28th – Petros@ Evening Showjumping Shillington RC. Friday 29th – Petros@ Clinic Ickelford EC. October Sunday 1st – Petros@ Wheathampstead Showjumping clinic. […]

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Dressage training in Hertfordshire- The Petros Method.

August 16, 2017

Dressage training is about enabling better communication between horse and rider/handler. It should aim to produce more rideable horses that remain sound, enhancing their athletic ability while also preserving their willingness to positively engage with us in tackling any task required.  Happy and trusting horses perform at their best which makes for a peak experience […]

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Showjumping Clinic & Compete. Equestrian training in Hertfordshire.

August 13, 2017

Wonderful day at Little Munden Equestrian with Petros. Show jumping coaching, well done everyone, great performances on perfect ground conditions. Get in touch for future dates: petros@theequestrian.co.uk

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