From modest Pony club beginnings to modernPentathlete, a working student and becoming an international clinician, the development into the horseman he is today has been quite the journey for Tik Maynard. Now also a successful author, I spoke to the man in the middle, to find out exactly what makes him ‘Tik’.
Buck Brannaman needs little introduction. A gifted teacher and horseman, we were lucky enough to have him visit with us again in June, at Aintree International Arena. Riders of all ages, on a variety of horses, spent three days learning from Buck, in what can only be considered horsemanship nirvana.
Cathy Sirett, author of Complete Confidence, and Kate chat about confidence and the journey that led Cathy to write her book. They explore the tools that help people move from anxiety to waking up excited to spend time with their horses and achieve their equine goals.
Our special Guest in the April episode of Horsemanship Hour Live was Phillippa Christie, in this episode, we discuss equine development and the effects of competition on developing horses.
Phillippa is a registered Equine Psychologist professional member of ISES (International Society for Equitation Science) and studies Equine Anatomy with the College of Equine Studies.
Phillippa has researched the main industries involved in commercial equestrianism in the hopes of highlighting the latest scientific information and questioning how this fits in with welfare ideologies.
In 2015 Western Horse UK Editor Vicky Rooke had the opportunity to talk to Dan James of Double Dan Horsemanship international World Champion Colt Starter, a multiple-time Freestyle Reining Champion, during his clinic at Oakridge Arena.
We caught up with Joe Walter during his 2017 UK clinic tour, having spent the day watching his cow work clinic. In this interview, we get to know Horse trainer and clinician Joe Wolter, who studied with Ray Hunt and Tom and Bill Dorrance.