Category Archives: Clinic Report

Giving in to Impulse

On Friday or Saturday, I noticed that a friend on Facebook had ridden with Ernest Dillon and he was teaching at nearby farm, Allforit, and woke Sunday to¬† cold and pouring rain, since I had no desire to ride in … Continue reading

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Dressage clinic with Lisa Wilcox-Day 1, part 2

Day 1 part 1 Since I had gotten to watch almost 2 rides before mine, I had mentally prepared myself for the likely expectations. As with many clinicians, the first day is spent on basics, usually with the clinician’s methods … Continue reading

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Jec Ballou clinic – day 2

On Saturday, I was able to arrive much earlier and watch several lessons before my own. I don’t get to watch enough lessons as I’m usually off to ride more horses. I’ll be attaching a 10 minute clip from a … Continue reading

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Excellent clinic ride today

I’ve been feeling a bit stuck lately in my riding, the dressage side of things. I’d been making pretty good progress for a while but seem to have hit a plateau. Plateaus are not the worst thing ever, but after … Continue reading

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Bali is Bad in the Balimo clinic – excessive details on exercises

I had a fun clinic this weekend. Balimo, or BALance In MOtion, an exercise system developed by a German guy Eckart Meyners. There is a lot of stretching in movement, not ballistic stretching, but also not static stretching. And a … Continue reading

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The Archives 2/7/09 – 2/28/09

2/7/09 Bali kinda wowed me tonight. She’s a not a spooky horse, but really, tonight, my ring was like a “fun house” for ponies…you know, the kind that are supposed to scare you. First off, I picked dusk, often a … Continue reading

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The Archives 1/3/09 – 1/26/09

1/3/09 Bali went to do a gymnastics clinic with Stephen Bradley today. I really like him and since I’m missing out on Camp Denny, I have been scheduling lessons locally. These are available for the next 7 Saturdays also, so … Continue reading

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