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Category: Classical Equitation



Seasons Greetings

Another year is nearly over. Quite where it has gone, I honestly don’t know, but what an amazing year it has been. Looking Back Lessons, Clinics & Workshops We have had such a great year here at Equi-libre Horses, very busy … Continue reading

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Feel and Self-Carriage

As far back as I can remember, my dream has been to ride advanced movements on a horse without any tack. The trust and love to be nurtured in order to achieve such a partnership is a dream in itself, but add to that the beauty … Continue reading

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Jo Hughes interviewed ahead of the Equine Clicker Conference

Ahead of speaking at the upcoming Equine Clicker Conference, Helen Gilbertson interviewed Jo Hughes about what she is going to share with us at the conference. Find out how Jo began Clicker Training and who really shouldn’t miss her talk … Continue reading

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Jo Hughes to present at the first ever Equine Clicker Conference!

Jo Hughes is presenting at probably the FIRST EVER Equine Clicker Conference! 23rd September 2012 Richmond Equestrian Centre North Yorkshire The most experienced group of equine clicker training instructors brought together in one place! “Jo Hughes is a BHSAI (Reg’d) … Continue reading

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Clinic in Hertfordshire with Dr Helen Spence – 2012

Dr Helen Spence is returning to Hertfordshire! A clinic at Tyrells Hall, Hertfordshire on Saturday 8th September 2012. Would you like to strengthen the bond between you & your horse? Would you like to train in a way that increases your horse’s … Continue reading

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Relaxation, softness and attitude

I recently had the privilege of spending a long weekend as part of an incredible group of clicker trainers at an Advanced Clicker Training Clinic with Shawna Karrasch of On Target Training. The over-riding theme which ran through the whole weekend was the relaxation, … Continue reading

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Inspirational thoughts for the weekend

I just came across this inspiring excerpt on another clicker trainers blog site, so thought I would share it. Charles de Kunffy has some wonderful inspirational thoughts in his books. Excerpt from The Athletic Development of the Dressage Horse by Charles … Continue reading

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Exploring collection at liberty

Dancer and I both really enjoy working at liberty. I have spent a lot of time exploring and playing with our balance at liberty, working on strengthening my cues and getting behaviours solidly under stimulus control. As such I have been focussing on exercises such … Continue reading

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Professor Hilary Clayton comes to Cambridge

International Conference Bringing Science to Saddles At The Lord Ashcroft Conference Centre, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Saturday 18th February 2012, 9am – 5pm          Tickets now on sale! Featuring the world’s key players in scientific research investigating the interaction between … Continue reading

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Athena – Equi-libre Horses’ Saddle Horse

Happy New Year! Equi-libre Horses has lots of exciting things in store for this year! One of which is the introduction of ‘Athena’, our saddle horse. I am so excited about this new addition to ELH’s teaching tool box! Athena … Continue reading

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