The Power of Poles

By flyingchanges / August 5, 2020
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Improve your dressage and your jumping with athleticism and coordination developed over poles.  The world-famous Cadre Noir of Saumur, France, always has jumps and poles in the dressage training area. When…

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Losing Confidence After a Fall: Sport & Performance Psychology With Darby Bonomi

By flyingchanges / August 1, 2020
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Lost Confidence After a Fall? Give Yourself a Leg up on Full Recovery.  Fact: In our career as equestrians, we are going to fall. As one horse show announcer regularly remarks,…

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SHOP: Inside Look at The Tried Equestrian

By flyingchanges / July 28, 2020
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Flying Changes Magazine recently reached out to Taylor Hall of The Tried Equestrian after discovering this amazing small business geared toward sustainability and high quality apparel. Taylor’s consignment model is…

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Trevor Woodward on THROUGHNESS

By flyingchanges / July 28, 2020
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We are so pleased to introduce Trevor Ibborson Woodward. Trevor is a Dressage trainer and rider who has lived his life perfecting and writing about the sport. Here, and in…

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The Power And Pitfalls Of Pressure

By flyingchanges / July 16, 2020

“You can never rely on a horse that is educated by fear. There will always be something that he fears more than you. But, when he trusts you, he will…

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Staying Focused On Your Goals Pays Off

By flyingchanges / July 14, 2020

Paula Hagen and her mare Chiraz win a Bronze Medal at the Advanced Driving Championship. Here’s how they did it. When I bred my ridden dressage mare 15 years ago,…

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Crosstrain For a Better Ride

By flyingchanges / July 9, 2020

Athletes know that if they repeat the same exercise every day they may plateau. So by cross training and implementing different exercises into their routine, they challenge their bodies to…

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Oregon’s World Champion Clydesdales

By flyingchanges / July 8, 2020
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Tucked away in Cornelius, Oregon, is Warwicke Hill, home to World Champion Clydesdale stallion, Towerview Theo, and World Champion Clydesdale gelding, Oakwood Thistle’s Guinness. Warwicke Hill is owned by Jessica Crannell-Menard, an accomplished horsewoman driven by her…

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Introducing Sport and Performance Psychologist, Darby Bonomi, PhD

By flyingchanges / June 15, 2020

Darby Bonomi, PhD is a Sport and Performance Psychologist based in San Francisco. She works with equestrians in all disciplines, as well as other athletes, to achieve optimal performance in and…

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History of a Horse Show: The Oregon High Desert Classics

By flyingchanges / June 10, 2020

MAY 2020 ISSUE. by Eva Gill Life with horses builds bonds: The connection between human and horse grows through groundwork and time in the saddle. Lessons build more than skills, they nurture trust…

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