Riding

6 Questions for When You’ve Stopped Improving as a Rider

6 Questions for When You’ve Stopped Improving as a Rider

It is one of the most frustrating experiences as a rider when you notice that you’ve stopped improving. Progress has stalled! You’re doing ‘all the things’ but, seemingly, to no avail whatsoever. This is a common place that most riders can find themselves in at some point or another. And the good news is that there are things you can…

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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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Feeling and Finding The Correct Diagonal in the Trot

Feeling and Finding The Correct Diagonal in the Trot

Landing on the correct diagonal can be hit and miss for many riders. Let’s face it, there’s a chance you’ll get it right 50% of the time! And while most riders are pretty well versed on their diagonals in the trot… It’s ‘feeling’ the diagonal that causes confusion. Trotting has a two-time beat. The 1,2,1,2,1,2,1,2,1,2 that you experience and feel…

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