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Extreme Cross Country with Alycia Burton

Alycia Burton Free Riding at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre. 3* & 4* Cross Country, Thankyou so much to Sydney International Equestrian Center- This was an amazing opportunity to be allowed on your course. And a special thankyou to the wonderful and talented Stephen Mowbray who took all of the action photos. Check out some more talented work on his Facebook page-Stephen Mowbray Photography. It is one thing to do this in a saddle and bridle... and another completely with no gear.... I love my horse!

CLASSIC GOLDRUSH

Classic Goldrush was bred in the rodeo at the top of New Zealand and grew up on very steep hill country. Goldrush was quite difficult to handle and was gelded young because of this. He was briefly broken in as a 4 year old and then left untouched until he was 7 when I got asked to sell him on behalf of

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Alycia Burton

Alycia Burton is an expert when spotting potential in the horses she takes on. She has an uncanny ability to see what others don’t or can’t. Horses that have been thrown away, beaten, broken and abused arrive on her property.

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Australia Tour 2016

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Alycia Burton- Free Riding NZ shared On The Pulse - Equine PEMF's post.

Thankyou so much to On The Pulse Equine PEMF for coming out to treat Goldush in Adelaide before our big trip! He absolutely loved it and I will be back in a few months when we come back through. See you soon!
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Flic and i had the pleasure of treating Classic Goldrush and his owner Alycia Burton- Free Riding NZ yesterday. Her story is amazing and she is the loveliest person. Her dream is to open her home and...

Thankyou so much to On The Pulse Equine PEMF for coming out to treat Goldush in Adelaide before our big trip! He absolutely loved it and I will be back in a few months when we come back through. See you soon!

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On The Pulse - Equine PEMFLook forward to seeing You and Goldrush and Boston again in November. 😁

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Sandy MacNot a truer word spoken! Awesome and inspirational!

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Yvonne HooperHow big is that fence !!!! amazing photo 🙂

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Throwback to Goldrush clearing 1.70 when we performed at the Australian International 3 day event in Adelaide last year.

STOP THE FIGHTING!
Why do I not have a bit on Goldrush?

Most of the time I ride without using a bit with Goldrush because he simply doesn't like them. Before you comment- YES I have tried him in every bit possible and his teeth are excellent.

When he has a bit in he will often open his mouth and fight constantly even if there is no pressure on the reins- he doesnt stop chomping and is clearly uncomfortable.

MOST people would put a tight 'drop noseband' on to force his naughty mouth closed.

You will never see me use a drop noseband ever again- WHY? Because it is masking the issue instead off fixing the problem.

The horse is opening his mouth out of discomfort, confusion or pain... NOT because he is being naughty!

The horses mouth and nose is just as sensitive as ours (if not more) Tight drop nose bands seriously interfere with the horses breathing, and are nothing short of painful.

Disagree? Please go strap your own mouth shut putting tight pressure on the sides of your nose and go exercise. Now tell me how much you love it 🙂

We must always be able to put ourselves in our horses position. Would you like it done to you- would it help you or hinder you?
Ask the question WHY is my horse doing this?

I do not have an issue with bits and I use them on many horses. However- I will always try to work with the individual horse instead of what the horse world says is 'right' or 'wrong'.

I want my horse to be happy and I do not want to fight. I do what ever I can to make this happen. Some horses like Goldrush do not like bits and you are better off riding them bitless.

I see so many horses with their mouths tightly shut... please DO NOT do this to your horse. When the rider is asked 'why' they have a tight drop noseband on- the most common reply is "My instructor told me to" or "Everyone does it"

SOME HANDY ADVISE- Don't let your instructor or friend put forceful gear on your horse because they are more experienced then you. YOU are the voice for your horse and it is your responsibility to make sure he is ok. When you know its wrong SAY NO 🙂

#commonsence #bekind #findtherightanswer #howwouldyoufeel
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Throwback to Goldrush clearing 1.70 when we performed at the Australian International 3 day event in Adelaide last year.

STOP THE FIGHTING!
Why do I not have a bit on Goldrush?

Most of the time I ride without using a bit with Goldrush because he simply doesnt like them. Before you comment- YES I have tried him in every bit possible and his teeth are excellent. 

When he has a bit in he will often open his mouth and fight constantly even if there is no pressure on the reins- he doesnt stop chomping and is clearly uncomfortable. 

MOST people would put a tight drop noseband on to force his naughty mouth closed. 

You will never see me use a drop noseband ever again- WHY? Because it is masking the issue instead off fixing the problem.
 
The horse is opening his mouth out of discomfort, confusion or pain... NOT because he is being naughty!

The horses mouth and nose is just as sensitive as ours (if not more) Tight drop nose bands seriously interfere with the horses breathing, and are nothing short of painful. 

Disagree? Please go strap your own mouth shut putting tight pressure on the sides of your nose and go exercise. Now tell me how much you love it :)

We must always be able to put ourselves in our horses position. Would you like it done to you- would it help you or hinder you? 
Ask the question WHY is my horse doing this? 

I do not have an issue with bits and I use them on many horses. However- I will always try to work with the individual horse instead of what the horse world says is right or wrong.

I want my horse to be happy and I do not want to fight. I do what ever I can to make this happen. Some horses like Goldrush do not like bits and you are better off riding them bitless. 

I see so many horses with their mouths tightly shut... please DO NOT do this to your horse. When the rider is asked why they have a tight drop noseband on- the most common reply is My instructor told me to or Everyone does it

SOME HANDY ADVISE- Dont let your instructor or friend put forceful gear on your horse because they are more experienced then you. YOU are the voice for your horse and it is your responsibility to make sure he is ok. When you know its wrong SAY NO :)

#commonsence #bekind #findtherightanswer #howwouldyoufeel

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Rachel IncollCan't believe some people are so narrow minded...you do what works for each horse...& personally I think if I was a horse, I would much rather bitless than a piece of metal in my mouth no matter how 'gentle' it was...it's great to see you out there Alycia, showing people that bits aren't a necessary piece of equipment <3 😉🐎

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Bec Osborne<3 Alicja

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Paula Reis Craig ReisSpectacular

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Jasmin Teece❤️ your work & completely agree with every word!

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Pamela Tomlinson👏👏👏👏👏

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Ash TruscottI ride and jump one of mine bitless as she hates the bit. Her owner still rides her in a bit, not much I can do there unfortunately

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Amy Brighti agree so much. i use bits, but have had the opportunity to ride bitless with horses who needed it that way, i am not for or against bits. I am for horses.

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Jemma WendyWell said.! Stupid trolls. Probably don't even ride 😳😳

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Casey Deupree-MoraitisI think it's wonderful you ride bitless!!! And it's your horse!!!! You're an amazing rider and horse mommie!!

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Melissa HughesLove this

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Jasmine CarlsonAwesome! I don't ride in anything but a rope halter. Haven't put a bit in my horses' mouths in years

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Maggie White👏🏻 very well said! I'm amazed you even have to justify it!

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Lisa SiebritsDo you think it's at all possible for a horse to be more comfortable in a flash than a normal cavesson (not tightly done up)?

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Courtney ElizabethWords of wisdom 😀 - Shame more shows dont approve of bitless...

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Jenny VirgonaIf you can ride and jump like that without a bit then y wouldn't you it just shows how amazing your riding and care for the horse is

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Nikita OzolsEmma Hartree

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Randy JoinerRebecca Routh........bareback too!

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Stacey Seguin-Fierrolove that statement

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Caitlin EdgleyThe proof is definitely in the pudding with this one! Look at the things this horse and rider team can achieve, simply by using the best method they can in order to keep them both happy and comfortable!! Love your work!

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Allana LindOmg yes 😍

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Alyssa Krystle HeibelI so agree with this! I love your work! Thank you for sharing with us!

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VENUE UPDATE- KALGOORLIE EVENING WITH ALYCIA BURTON.

Tonight will now be at the
Kalgoorlie Overland Motel
566 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
7pm- 8:30

If you have any questions please message 0456023751

Doors will open at 640... see you tonight!
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We took Goldrush and Boston for a walk on the beach today. They are both traveling so well and loved the break! Boston is our new 2year old mini and was SO brave with the scary water.

The best part about Boston?? We dont have to lead him anywhere because he just follows us lol.
#supercute #australiatour #dayoff #everyoneneedsapony
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We  took Goldrush and Boston for a walk on the beach today. They are both traveling so well and loved the break! Boston is our new 2year old mini and was SO brave with the scary water. 

The best part about Boston?? We dont have to lead him anywhere because he just follows us lol.
#supercute #australiatour #dayoff #everyoneneedsapony

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Kalz BrandOmg its a miniature Buddy. Come back for my wedding so I can get pair photos 😉

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Bianca Jayne BeerLooking fabulous 🙂

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Joanne GalvinAwwww so cute!

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Sophie MooreLexi Papoulias 😍😍

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Izzi GalvinHe is adorable!!

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Bella Wilkinsgorgeous pics! xx

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Angela LeeaHi.. how tall is goldrush?

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Emily BeattieAwww he's so cute! 😍 Josh Matthews Layla Williams😍😍😍

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Reece SalasAwesome i wish I could meet you one day alycia Burton

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Bernadette PrinsI have also 2 little pony's which follow the greater one when we went for a ride. Here you see the Welsh Mountain pony.

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Maddy McCannHeather Mason Lauren Elizabeth Kay Cody and Lexie are like goldrush and Boston haha

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Zali MahonyCaitlin Seager "because he just follows us" awwwwww

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Carla HartnettCan't wait to see you

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