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Why Improving Your Accuracy Will Improve Your Engagement in Your Riding

Why Improving Your Accuracy Will Improve Your Engagement in Your Riding

Accuracy can seem like a dull and boring concept when riding horses.  Sure, if you are going to compete in dressage or show jumping, accuracy can become really important.  But what about if you are simply a rider, working alone with your horse, trying to improve your overall skills?  Is accuracy still as important? I’m going to say yes, accuracy…

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Improving Your Ride With the Half Halt

Improving Your Ride With the Half Halt

The half halt is possibly one of the most important tools riders have when communicating with their horses.  It is also probably the most under-utilized!  And this is particularly true where novice riders are concerned. As a trainer, I believe that if you can become more conscious of how and when you are using your half halt, you can begin…

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