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Using Your Body to Effectively Influence the Canter

Using Your Body to Effectively Influence the Canter

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the difference between being influenced and doing the influencing Being able to ‘roll’ with the canter first How feeling the reach of your seat is the start of understanding your influence The part your legs and hands play What happens when you get into canter with your…

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Understanding and Refining Your Half Halt

Understanding and Refining Your Half Halt

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understanding how the half halt is like an intercom system for your horse! Timing, Timing, Timing and why you are probably doing too much for too long… Thinking about riding into your hand, rather than against it Working towards slowing the front end to ‘catch up’ the back-end…

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Learning to Stop Driving with Your Seat

Learning to Stop Driving with Your Seat

Do you often hear the term ‘electric backside’ being used to describe you when you ride?  Perhaps you have found that usually docile and ‘laid back’ horses become a little more, well, lively when you are in their saddle?  Have you ever considered that perhaps you don’t realise just how much you are communicating to your horse through your seat……

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