BACK TO TRAINING

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BACK TO TEACHING IN PERSON ON A ONE TO ONE

Great to be out teaching in person today instead of virtually. 


We still need to be careful and follow strict goverment guidelines of social distancing, hand sanitizer, not touching anything, but it felt good!


For anyone self isolating or in a vulnerable group, do still get in touch for virtual training until a time that we can meet in person again. 


Nicky



JUAN MATUTE

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One of the nicest people you could meet

Juan Matute - sadly now in hospital in Madird , with a brain bleed. 


He had been having headaches for a week, got off his horse and collapsed. 


He is now in a coma while doctors try to help him and find out more.


Please spare a thaught for him as we pray he pulls through the biggest fight of his life. 



TRAINING DURING QUARANTINE

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Virtual Training

Virtual lessons are continuing here for the moment as they are the only means we have. 

Clients are managing even if they don't have someone to film for them, by using a selfie stick on the edge of the arena and wireless EarPods.


It's not as good as being there in person but if you know the rider and the horse it's possible and a useful alternative during these difficult times.


This picture sent by a client made me laugh and we all need that to get us through this wretched virus!!

HOW ONLINE TRAINING WORKS

FACETIME

FACETIME


With my online training sessions going well I have had lots of enquires about how I do training online so here is some information so you can get started too.😊


I hope you find these links helpful.


Nicky 

FACETIME

FACETIME

FACETIME

      

How to use Group FaceTime on iPhone and iPad 

 How to start 

• Open FaceTime and tap the + icon in the top right corner
• Type the name, email address or number that you want to call.
• Enter more names, email addresses or numbers if you want to create a group call. • Tap Audio or Video to start the call .

    

Once you’ve started the call, you can tap the star icon for e ects, mute, or  ip the camera at the bottom of your screen while sliding up on the menu pane will bring up the full FaceTime options like adding more people, turning your camera off , and more. 

For more information regarding FaceTime Click here 



SKYPE

SKYPE

SKYPE

    

Make sure your contacts are available by checking their present status  rst. Then follow the steps below to invite them to the conference call. 

How to start 

• In the Skype for Business main window, in your Contacts list, hold down the Ctrl key and
click the names of your contacts to select them for your meeting. Skype apps for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Amazon Fire Phone. 

• Right-click the selection, and click Start a Conference Call. • Click Skype Call. 

For more information and to download the app click here 

VIBER

SKYPE

SKYPE

    

Similar to Skype, Viber is a free calling app available for almost all mobile devices like Blackberry, Windows Phone, Android and iPhone, iPad. One can use Viber for sharing contacts,  les, messages, locations, etc. You can make video calls to your Viber contacts. Simply tap the Camera sign next to a person’s name and start talking. 

How to start 

• Open the chat and Tap on the video call icon • Open the contacts screen
• Select the contact you want to call
• Tap Free video call 

For more information and to download the app click here 

ONLINE TRAINING SESSIONS

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Video Training

3 online lessons done this morning, now back to gardening. Simon braved the shoppers and stocked up on wine so all will be good. Keep safe everyone and please don’t take risks. You only have to look at Spain and Italy to see what is in store for us.

COVID-19 VIRUS

Due to the Covid-19 Virus. I have taken the decision to stop teaching as I don’t consider what I do as essential travel. 


I am available to do live video training sessions for existing clients and have also been asked to judge some tests the same way as obviously all competitions are cancelled while we deal with this pandemic. 

I no longer have my own yard but several
people where I teach have put together some really good bio security advice while they continue to look after the horses. If anyone would like a copy let me know and I can send it to you.

We are living in extraordinary times and we all have to make sacrifices, please be sensible and safe. 

Piers Morgan sums it up beautifully -


“Our Grandparents were asked to go to go to war, we are being asked to sit on the sofa by staying at Home”


Nicky

SIGN OF THE TIMES

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Sign of the Times

Disposable gloves, sterilised headsets, social distancing standing in the middle of the arena, bleach everywhere.


Thank you to all that are keeping everything going allowing me to continue without compromising on anyones safety.


Nicky

SOUTHERN REGIONALS

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Southern Regionals are Over!

They were full of very wet, windy days whch made it difficult for the younger and less experienced horses. Congratulations to my pupils who got through and to those that didn't - Dressage is a huge learning curve and I have no doubt that your time will come and I will try harder to help you achieve it. 


Nicky 

GOOD START TO 2020 - WINNING FORM AT ADDINGTON

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Dannie Morgan and Knoxx's Figaro

Many Congratulations to pupil Dannie Morgan riding David and Lisa Knox'x Figaro who got two PB scores to win the PSG on 72.98% and 2nd in the Int 1 on 73.6% at Addington High Profile show last week. 

It's been a fun journey working with this horse from when he was 5 years old with 3 different riders and his owners who have always believed in him and given him the time to develop and strengthen at his own pace. 

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