Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for 'body awareness'

There she is standing tall and strong on the stone-strewn sand of the paddock but with a spring in her stance, much like an athlete poised on the balls of her feet, ready to surge forward whenever need or fancy might spur her to do so. Her liver-chestnut coat is sleek and shining dark along […]

Read Full Post »

Some time after I started the series, Towards Riding (see my post entitled Towards Riding 1: The Horse on this blog and raised the question of To Ride or Not to Ride (see my post entitled Towards Riding 2 – To Ride or Not to Ride?), Vicki drew my attention to the fact that some […]

Read Full Post »

Here in the Netherlands we are currently blessed with a warm, sunny start to the autumn. As the trees begin to burn bronze at the edge and the first leaves parachute to the ground, the acorns and chestnuts are dropping while the season’s mushrooms and toadstools are springing up in their shade in time for […]

Read Full Post »

Last week Pip and I had our first lesson with Jason Alexander Wauters, the most successful student to emerge from Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling’s one-year schooling programme, the only full one-year course he has ever given to date (yes, the same one Vicki and I were originally scheduled to attend). Since then I have had a […]

Read Full Post »

There are times when life takes you up in its active arms and hurries you along, depriving you of moments for reflection, as humans, horses or other creatures pass you by in ever-changing situations and new ones take their place until, in the midst of this wild whirl, this audio-visual kaleidoscope of jumbled colours, shapes […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »