Seat Aids

Re-Defining the Rhythm in the Canter When Riding

Re-Defining the Rhythm in the Canter When Riding

There are some things that many of us simply accept in life.  Rainy days. Horsehair is everywhere in Spring. The rhythm in the canter.  And yet, while we cannot change the weather (okay, debatable) and we definitely cannot get around the necessary loss of the winter coat… The Rhythm in the canter is definitely something we can have a more…

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Are you Working on Your Self-Carriage When You Ride?

Are you Working on Your Self-Carriage When You Ride?

Self-carriage is a pretty big topic when it comes to riding and riders in general. And it should be. It is an important aspect when it comes to training moving in the right direction. However – you knew there was a ‘however’ coming, right?! Often we put the cart before the horse when it comes to self-carriage in riding. We…

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Timing Your Seat Aids – 3 Ways to Do This Today When You Ride

Timing Your Seat Aids – 3 Ways to Do This Today When You Ride

Timing… It’s an important element of great conversations.  You can give all the correct responses, but if the timing is off – they are not as meaningful.   And this affects the connection and flow. Horse riding is the same. After all, horse riding is just a word we use to describe the conversation between the rider and the horse. As…

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