When planning a campaign, it's extremely important for you to understand your target audience. You need to know everything, from where they live, to what social media sites they use and how they interact with other brands. In my line of work (Healthcare), I have to create many campaigns throughout the year. Here is a … Continue reading How to create a campaign that appeals to your target audience
When I say 'How to fall of gracefully', I don't mean the actual unplanned dismount itself. I am fully aware that flailing limbs and red faces are unavoidable with most falls. (and did you really fall off if you don't spend the rest of day with a sandy backside?) Instead, what I mean is how … Continue reading How to fall off gracefully
Hi guys, back again with a new post (and a new blog name, if you haven't noticed!) As well as this blog, I also have started up a Facebook page - which you can like by clicking here. Today I have decided to share with you five alternatives to the infamous Freejump Stirrups. Some hate … Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Freejump Stirrups
Now, it seems almost ironic that I should be advising people how to deal with their nerves while I'm absolutely bricking it for mine and Quizzes show jumping debut tomorrow, but oh well. I have failed miserably to update this blog on a regular basis, so if any blog idea pops into my head (regardless of … Continue reading 4 ways to cope with show nerves
Sleep: A word used to describe something that I barely experienced on Saturday night. It was 4am, and with mine and Quizzes debut into the showing world just a few hours away, I was feeling downright scared. Now, I'm the type of person who is very familiar to that pre-competition dodgy stomach feeling, but this … Continue reading Sleep, Scrub, Show, Repeat.
After a day spent stuffing my face and binge watching Badminton (Did you see some of those falls?! Ouch!), I felt I should do something productive. In my eyes, researching and finding good quality show jackets for affordable prices is productive, lucky for you. I'm starting a full time apprenticeship on Monday which means working five … Continue reading 5 cheap(ish) show jackets!
After the positive response to '5 cheaper alternatives to Animo breeches' post, I decided to write another one! (If you missed the Animo post, you can read it here) This time, we're talking matchy sets. The obvious brand is Le Mieux, but with prices sometimes adding up to £200 for a set, it's no wonder other brands are coming … Continue reading 5 cheaper alternatives to matchy sets
Since watching my first show jumping competition aged five, I have been obsessed with fancy riding gear. As I've grown up, I have realised that, despite how beautiful they are, I cannot justify spending £250+ on a pair of breeches (especially when they are more than likely going to be covered in mud, ketchup and … Continue reading 5 cheaper alternatives to Animo breeches
Back with a new collection and as fresh as ever, LD Equestrian are one of my favourite go-to websites when I need to update my riding wardrobe. Combining quality, technical designs with affordable prices, it's not hard to see where I'm coming from when I say I love this business. Not to mention that the company … Continue reading LD EQUESTRIAN: Technical vs. Ordinary
After the overwhelming response of my last post (which you can read here), I thought I would do another list. This time, it's about the warm up arena. Whether you're competing unaffiliated or affiliated, you're bound to run into (literally) one of these characters while you're warming up. Just a quick reminder again: if this offends … Continue reading Seven ways to make everyone in the warm up arena hate you