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Why choose a PS of Sweden bridle part 2

PS of Sweden

Why choose a PS of Sweden bridle part 2

In part two of this mini blog series - I wanted to focus on the different noseband styles that PS of Sweden offer, and why you might choose one over another. Each noseband is specifically design to offer support to a particular need and functionality varies between each design.The most common question we're asked is 'whats the difference between the pioneer and the nirak'? The Nirak noseband is very similar in looks to the Pioneer ñ but offers a more fixed position than the 3 way adjustable Pioneer. The noseband attaches to the cheek pieces rather than them being two...

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Why choose a PS of Sweden bridle? part one..

PS of Sweden

Why choose a PS of Sweden bridle? part one..

PS of Sweden is a brand we've stocked for a little while now, and we've noticed we get asked a lot of the same questions from customers who are curious about the designs but not really sure how a bridle would work for them. So, here's a handy guide to these unique bridles.Lets start with the part that gets the most questions - the unique elastic cradles. Both the reins and the cheekpieces have elastic cradles that the bit rings sit in - this helps suspend the bit and give an elastic feel down the rein as well as helping...

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Schooling Sunday - Shoulder In

Schooling Sunday

Schooling Sunday - Shoulder In

From babies to Grand Prix, shoulder in should feature within a horses schooling routine. It's a useful suppling exercise that requires the horse to work on three, or sometimes four tracks.The bend of the horses body around your inside leg helps improve the suppleness laterally, the bend should be equal from nose to tail. The movement is ridden from your inside leg which holds the horse and stops it turning across the school and the inside leg which directs the shoulder in and off the track.When starting, it's much easier to use the wall or fence of the arena to...

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Jin Anatomic Stirrups

Jin

Jin Anatomic Stirrups

I'm super proud to announce we'll now be stocking my absolute 'must have' stirrup. The new design ëanatomicí Jin Stirrup is now available at Equissentials Dressage Light Orange from Autumn 2018 The incredibly popular stirrup manufacturer Jin Italia have recently updated their line of coloured lightweight stirrup irons. I've used my current pairs for a number of years and they've been utterly invaluable at helping me achieve a stable lower leg whilst being light on my foot. The new ëAnatomicí line has been designed and engineered to offer maximum comfort and affinity between the foot and the stirrups, due to...

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5 things I'm Proud Of..

5 things I'm Proud Of..

5 things I'm proud of...Sounds easy doesn't it? When business coach and PR guru Rhea Freeman challenged me and a few others to reflect back on the year 2018 and throw down 5 things we each were proud of I honestly though 'what a breeze it'll be' - surely the hardest part will be narrowing it down!Well, it turns out its pretty bloody hard - writing about myself, the things I've achieved, and stuff I'm proud of doesn't come naturally - I'm British after all! Those who've been following the challenge via the #5ThingsI'mProudOf hashtag on social media will notice...

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