Keeping Canter Work Interesting

Keeping Canter Work Interesting

I’ve often wondered what it is about the canter that makes riders almost seem to ignore it when schooling in the arena.  I see riders put so much time, care and attention into the trot and to a lesser degree, the walk…  But the canter is more often than not relegated to a few ‘laps’ of the arena and then…

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Lateral Movement; Leg Yielding

Lateral Movement; Leg Yielding

Leg yielding is generally most riders first introduction to lateral movement; lateral meaning sideways.   This weeks audio horse riding lessons aim to not only explain leg yielding to you in easy to understand terms, but also to give you some nice exercises you can use while riding your horse to begin working his muscles and joints in a different,…

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Trotting Without Running

Trotting Without Running

One of the things that a lot of Daily Strides listeners have in common is the fact that the time they have to devote to riding and improving their riding skills, is generally in short supply… And rides can become something that are squeezed in between the million other things we have going on in our lives. In times like…

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The Trot to Canter Transition

The Trot to Canter Transition

Do you managed to perform a ‘clean’ trot to canter transition every time? This transition is often one of the most difficult to maintain balance and rhythm, both for horse and rider, and the potential for your horse to run into the canter, instead of actually ‘striking’ the canter when asked is quite high. In this episode of the Daily…

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