I received this lovely testimonial today from one of the riders at the clinic I gave in Denmark early June.
Thank you very much Marianne, I very much enjoyed teaching you and Miss Else. **My clinic with Chantelle Matthews Dressage.** I have a wonderful horse and I always enjoy working with her.
I knew that before attending the clinic with Chantelle Matthews, but the clinic and Chantelle’s teaching opened my eyes to a whole new dimension of exactly HOW wonderful a horse my
This week, Mum walked her in and out of the stables a few times each day and will continue to do the same thing for the next few weeks. This is letting Uptown get used to the barn and stables so she is ready for those winter nights during bad weather when she will come inside to sleep alongside her paddock friends. ❄️
Over the past couple of months, Mum occasionally has been taking Uptown Girl to the horse wash area. Mum's wash is great, it's like a small yard with a gate so Uptown has been able to go in to the wash, and have a look around. She has generally just gotten used to hanging out there for small amounts of time while Mum does small jobs around the barn so she is still close by and can keep an eye on her. Every now and then while holding Uptown (never when tied up) Mum has sprayed
Recently I had the privilege of spending 4 days with Classical Horse Trainer, Author and Lecturer, Anja Beran at her beautiful property Gut Rosenhof and 3 days with German Grand Prix Dressage Competitor and Trainer Uta Graf. I did not ride at Anja's but had an opportunity to watch her train several horses every day and observe her training methodology which was extremely educational. I was invited to ride 4-5 horses each day at Uta's which was very educational and great fun a
Uptown Girl has upgraded to standing and walking all over the tarp.
It makes lots of noise and she doesn't even blink an eye. What a good girl she is!
* I love this photo with the Australian trees behind her. 🐴🌳🇦🇺