The Quality of the Gaits
An excerpt from Jane Savoie’s new book, "Dressage Between the Jumps," fills the rider's toolbox with targeted exercises on the flat.
Burned: A Pony Club Mystery
Julie Herman, author of Burned, gives us a great review of her new series. This series aimed at middle grade equine lovers is available at Shop Pony Club or Amazon.com (be sure to use the SMILE program and designate Pony Club as the recipient!). It took me a long five years to write BURNED. Even from the first draft of the book, I knew that capturing Sophie’s voice was going to take a lot of effort. I have been a twelve-year-old girl, but that was a long time ago. Fortunately, there are a lot of Pony Club members I could use as example of how they think and speak to…
Book Review: The Gift of Failure
Welcome to the new topic on the Pony Club Pizza blog! Have an interesting book you feel would benefit Pony Club members or leadership? Send in your reviews to Mandy@ponyclub.org to be shared! Our first book review was sent in by Katie Graham, RS of Middle California Region. The Gift of Failure: How the best parents learn to let go so their children can succeed. By Jessica Lahey This wonderful book deals with failure as the most valuable parenting tool from household duties and friends from the earliest years through the grades to adulthood. It includes tips on parent-teacher partnerships, homework and grades and more. But the chapter that caught…