My Inspiration for Rider Up

My journey to self-publishing has not been easy or straight forward. My original publisher asked me to write my series Light in the Saddle based on my blog posts where I share how I apply equine bio-mechanics in my day to day schooling. The series was pitched to me as texts for the many equine […]

Girths, Cinches and Science

I just now found an article published in September of 2020 discussing the ‘performance inhibiting spinal pressure’ researchers documented when racehorse trainers strapped a roller or surcingle around their yearling’s barrels. I was intrigued because when I was researching background information on the impact of girth position and tension for my series on horse training, […]