Develop Your Eye For Distances To The Jump

Q: I ride a wonderful horse, but I just can’t seem to get a consistent and correct distance to the jump. My horse is adjustable, so the chips and long spots are usually my fault. What exercises do you recommend to help me better my eye? A: “Most of the problems riders face when it comes to distances stem from […] Continue Reading

MTHJA Brownland Farm Horse Show – March 2016

Congratulations To Our Trish Franks Riding School Students again!!   These young riders did an amazing job this weekend at The Brownland Farm Show: Two Reserve and Grand Champions today at Brownland Farms Sofia Wadler and Audrey Flatt Equitation champion Jessica Weissman I’m Proud to have an amazing team of coaches, volunteers and students that understand their Equestrian journey with us […] Continue Reading

The Jaeckle Center Horse show – February 2016

Congratulations To Our Trish Franks Riding School Students Showing For the First Time!!   These young riders did an amazing job at their first show at The Jaeckle Center Horse show. Yesterday was tiring but it was one of the most rewarding in my 45 years of teaching. All 10 students we took to the show had new horses and it was their […] Continue Reading

Mastering The Three Seats

Thanks to www.horse-canada.com for this great article! Written by: Jessica Lefroy There are three seats a rider should master to become effective and versatile – the full seat, the half seat, and the deep seat. Laura Tidball-Balisky describes each and when they can best be utilized. There are three seats a rider should master to become effective and versatile – […] Continue Reading