Tag Archives: coach

9 tips to choosing the right coach

All instructors have their own personal style of teaching, which will work for some but not for others. As a rider, you will likely change instructors a few times as you grow up, become more or less competitive, or change disciplines or yards. There are several factors we consider when choosing a coach, and we take a closer look at ...

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What kind of coach are you?

In the equestrian sport many riders become trainers, but what makes a good trainer in particular? What is it like to be coaching somebody both in their daily training sessions and at competitions? Equine Support International (ESI) brings you a series of three articles that will guide you through some basic principles of coaching. Anne Loosveld, one of the ESI ...

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Equine Support International plans to come to South Africa

HQ is proud to be partnered with the Dutch organisation, Equine Support International (ESI). ESI’s focus is to promote equestrian knowledge all over the world. The team regularly travels to other countries hosting a variety of clinics. We are proud to announce that ESI is planning on hosting a clinic week in South Africa in mid-September, during which they will ...

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Rider profile: Dominey Alexander

It’s hard not to feel a little star-struck when talking to Dominey Alexander; he has the polished grooming of a celebrity, which extends not only to his horses, but also to his performance in the ring. Anyone who has seen the man in action will admit that he’s a class act. Although he vehemently describes himself as a showjumper, Dominey ...

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