This is Rusty, more formally known as Rukoko M. Rusty is pretty damn good looking. She has a fancy canter, an international tail and the pedigree of a Duchess. Rusty is posh and she knows it. Riding a horse like Rusty brings out my inner Kardashian which makes it hard to pay attention to the task at hand (i.e. dressage) when I constantly have to resist the urge to take selfies and check myself out in the gigantic mirrors at Mitchell Park.

Postscript: This is really where it all started. I never knew I liked to write, nor did I every imagine that other horsey people would be interested in reading my writing. I was nominated in a Facebook horsey chain letter to post a horsey photo every day for 5 days. The first photo was of Rusty and I had a little chuckle as I wrote the little blurb above. By the end of the five days, my writing had taken on a life of it's own. People I didn't know wrote to me and encouraged me to keep going. The idea of a blog was suggested time and time again. I swatted the idea away, afraid that one day I might run out of inspiration and then, well, what? I thought about it some more and decided that whilst I have horses, whilst I can see the humour in every day life and whilst I can still laugh at myself, I will more than likely, be able to find something to write about............  

Fitting Your Double Bridle with Catherine Haddad

The double bridle, also known as a Weymouth bridle, is an advanced piece of tack used in dressage to refine communication between rider and horse.

Properly fitting a double bridle is crucial to ensure the comfort, safety, and effectiveness of this specialized equipment. In this blog post, we will delve into the key steps and considerations involved in fitting a double bridle correctly.