I arrived at Overdale Equestrian Centre late on a coolish autumn afternoon to find Mary riding her grey as featured on the front of her latest book “The new Ride with Your Mind Clinic”.

Mary doesn’t mince words and after a quick “Oh you’re the New Zealand girl” carried on with her schooling with a very cold and jetlagged New Zealander sitting in the corner of an extremely airy indoor She was happy for me to watch and so five weeks of the most intensive learning began. […]