Author Archives: liascott

“Do you have a man …”

I have been admittedly lax in keeping up on posts.  There is little horse activity, with the wet weather we’ve had; so we decided to send the household into chaos and get the interior painted.  Once the weather turns to … Continue reading

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There is only one ‘must’ in riding

I’ve heard it all of my riding life, but social media seems to have brought it out in full force.  I’m talking about any riding advice that begins with, “You must …”  I don’t think it matters the discipline, there … Continue reading

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The explosive equine

A few years ago, in the course of trying to retrain Tally after the “trainer” who started her had botched it so badly, I was making one last walk circle before getting off.  But my dismount did not happen as … Continue reading

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What guides you?

This post is about asking for your input.  Three surveys, linked below, are the brainchild of my friend Caroline Stephens, for which she kindly asked my assistance.  We are interested in where people are getting their riding information, particularly related … Continue reading

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Noble and the mud

There is one constant, every winter – Noble hates the mud.  Once it reaches a certain point of sloppiness, there is nothing that will entice him to cross the ‘bog’ to reach the higher ground and grass.  This has been … Continue reading

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Fun with photos: the trot

The saying is that a picture is worth a thousand words, yet so many involved in Dressage want to deny what the pictures tell us. The most common complaint is that a photo is “just a moment in time” – … Continue reading

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Horsekeeping while ill

The last thing I want to do is drag myself out from under the warm blanket, in my warm house, to venture out into the cold and the rain.  It has been over a week, and four tissue boxes, and … Continue reading

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