A Few Links – Autism, Turned Out Toes, Skills Resources, Great Instruction


Happy fall! The baby is 3.5 months and I’ve returned to instructing via substitute teaching. Now that life has settled down my goal is to post more often. Again, if anyone has any activities to share or wants to write a guest post, please contact me!

Until next time, here are some links I’ve been wanting to share…

~ Recommended reading: Juniper, The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon. It’s about a “micro preemie” born at 23 weeks old, her parents’ relationship, and their decisions to fight for her life. I met adorable Juniper once when she rode at PALS a few years ago. I couldn’t put the book down. It offers valuable insight the world of premature infants and what their parents have gone through.

~ Have you seen this beautiful visual image of how the Autism Spectrum is so much more than just a spectrum?

~ The only time you’ll be jealous of a late night show host: Stephen Colbert rides dressage!

~ Do the sexy fun smart thing: wear a helmet.

~ Some exercises for turned out toes

~ Skills resource #1: HorseListening.com Spotlight on the Rider’s Aids

~ Skills resource #2: EquestrianAndHorse.com

~ When does good riding instruction become great?

That should last you for a while. Enjoy!


Note: This is not professional advice, this is a blog. I am not liable for what you do with or how you use this information. The activities explained in this blog may not be fit for every rider, riding instructor, or riding center depending on their current condition and resources. Use your best personal judgment!

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