Get to know horsemanship and western riding instructors, trainers and coaches from the UK and worldwide.
We love chatting with equestrian experts from various disciplines; in this area, you will find interviews, including written, video and podcast interviews with a diverse selection of horsemen and women.
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From modest Pony club beginnings to modernPentathlete, a working student and becoming an international clinician, the development into the horseman he is today has been quite the journey for Tik Maynard. Now also a successful author, I spoke to the man in the middle, to find out exactly what makes him ‘Tik’.
Buck Brannaman needs little introduction. A gifted teacher and horseman, we were lucky enough to have him visit with us again in June, at Aintree International Arena. Riders of all ages, on a variety of horses, spent three days learning from Buck, in what can only be considered horsemanship nirvana.
Cathy Sirett, author of Complete Confidence, and Kate chat about confidence and the journey that led Cathy to write her book. They explore the tools that help people move from anxiety to waking up excited to spend time with their horses and achieve their equine goals.
Dubbed the ‘Carrot Man’ by his peers, this world-class Italian showjumper attributes his success to an alternative approach.
As told to Melanie Crouch
A chance post on social media got us intrigued by Italian showjumper Luca Marai Moneta, an international rider with unconventional methods. Following his 2013 Puissance win at Olympia, which landed him on the front cover of Horse and Hound, we were determined to meet him and find out more about his horsemanship approach. We caught up with him at the Longines Global Champions Tour in London.