Rider Aids

Developing Your Riding Seat

Developing Your Riding Seat

Developing your riding seat begins with understanding that your seat must be used to signal to your horse, not interfere or disrupt his natural movement.  In order for you to utilize this aid successfully, it is imperative that you be relaxed first.  Relaxation is not floppiness, it is just an awareness of your body and how you are using it without any tension or…

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Moving Off Your Leg

Moving Off Your Leg

Is there a more frustrating and exhausting experience when riding to match that of being on a horse who is not paying you a blind bit of notice?!  You are on board kicking and pumping away, while you horse is just meandering along…  Ignoring you completely and acting as though he is on a relaxing Sunday outing. In this blog…

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