Mardi Part 3: The cob with the Bentley engine!

The last part of Jay Johnson’s visit to help me with Mardi Day three dawned and it was my turn to get straight on to Mardi. She was feeling fresh but not crazily so as she had done two days of very hard work. Before I got on Jay again went through exactly how I…

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Dutch Master

I have had the great pleasure of meeting and attending training clinics with Albert Voorn many times. In 2019 I interviewed him for EQy magazine 2019 Issue Olympic silver medallist Albert Voorn is a class act – not only is he a brilliant showjumping coach and a visionary rider, this outrageously outspoken character is known…

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Mardi Part 2: Jay Johnson works his magic

So my scruffy-looking project mare turned out to have all sorts of tricks up her sleeve (read part one here). Turns out she arrived with a spare eject button. After a fence, she had a neat way of dropping her shoulder bucking and spinning all at the same time making her pretty tricky to sit…

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