This issue has great in-depth reads this issue. If you’re stuck on something in your training, then turn to Philippa Christie's article on page 10 and consider some new techniques. Jason Webb explores the meaning of some of his favourite quotes, starting with ‘Nurture the Natural Instinct’. Ross Cooper considers how the intricacies of fit can affect behaviour, performance and communication.
We are delighted to introduce Anna Blake, her article this issue explores the power of the walk, a largely underutilised gait.
In this issue, we have regular author Linda Parelli tell us about the mighty Remmer, and how he taught her the power of motivation with reverse psychology. Ross Cooper talks to us about loading pitfalls and how to avoid them, and Hanna Walton brings us the first part of her young horse series.
We welcome Equi-Ability who talk to us in this issue about the importance of finding zero. Justin Colquhoun is back, reminding us that consistency is the name of the game, and Bev Walton shares her personal journey of how she came to work with horses.
Brandon McAuslan looks at reducing risk, and how we keep our horses sane and healthy when we cannot ride them. Kate McLaughlin talks about what this means for us all as horse owners. "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." I love this quote from Ben Longwell, and in this issue, Ben talks about 'Shortcuts' and why they won't get you to where you want to be. Hopefully, you caught our live webinar with Ben, if not you can watch the replay here!