Lisa's Lens

May 4, 2019

Dressage day 2 at Badminton Horse Trials 2019

I was not struck by one rider, one horse, one fence, or even one historical dressage score...but one key principle in my life:

Courage Over Comfort 

What is courage at Badminton 2019?

Jumping the biggest and mo...

April 1, 2019

Showing up online, every day for a whole year, is not for the 'flakey'! Yet 12 months ago I decided committing every day to coaching horse lovers was the change our horses need.

March 13, 2019

Think of coaching your mind as a session with your equestrian coach.

You discuss with your coach what you want to achieve by the end of the lesson and your coach gives you the training toolkit to change your horse's way of going. Your coach identifies where your deficit...

December 31, 2018

As your busy writing your 2019 goals and New Year's resolutions, I want to share what I have learnt about goal setting - helping you, to help your horse/s. 

Perhaps you are one of the less than 10% who will still be on point with your resolutions by...

November 17, 2018

Many of you know I really struggle with Christmas.

I have not always felt this way, as I age I find myself feeling the disconnect between my values and actions versus those society place during the Christmas period. 

I am no grinch. I d...

November 2, 2018

Why laterality training for horses?

What do horses feel like before they start laterality training? 

  • Curved straight lines.

  • Delayed response to your aids/signals

  • Rider direction bias "...because my horse finds it easier on this rein..."


September 25, 2018

Prosecco & Ponies 

I am currently in the air, flying back to England with a brain 'brimming' with new ideas, knowledge and inspiration after the 14th ISES conference in Rome, Italy. Congratulations to the Local Organising Committee for creating, I believe, a divers...

September 11, 2018

Learn the latest from Dr Andrew & Manuela McLean from their recent training visit in the UK and what they said to EXCLUSIVELY to Espresso with Equicoach members and how you can access Espresso with Equicoach FREE!

August 25, 2018

Different. Being different. Embracing different. 

Hugh Jackman's globally successful epic film The Greatest Showman centres around being and accepting different. Being who we are meant to be, ourselves.  In this post-truth era, being truly yourself, filter free, fl...

July 25, 2018

Lisa Ashton from EquiSci & is delivering an Equitation Science & EquiPilates fused clinic on

Sat 20th and Sun 21st October 2018

24 Bailliesmills Road, Lisburn, County Antrim,

BT27 6XJ, Northern Ireland

Saturday 20th October 2018


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