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Turn on the Forehand; A Basic to Revisit This Week

Turn on the Forehand; A Basic to Revisit This Week

Forward and sideways. And yet, without leaving the spot you’re in… It can feel so contradictory and, maybe even asking for the impossible! But no, It is all possible. And pretty simple to get started with. You’re simply beginning to really work on turn on the forehand with your horse. So many riders fail to include the ‘forward’ part of…

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4 Ways Your Hands May Be Wrong While Riding

4 Ways Your Hands May Be Wrong While Riding

As I was creating my notes for this episode, it struck me that there is a strong probability that this sounds a lot like Goldilocks!  Too much, too little and ‘just right’ will come up repeatedly as I begin talking about your hands when you are riding.  Obviously, we are aiming to achieve ‘Goldilocks’ hands; just right! But seriously, the…

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The Basics when Working a Young or Green Horse

The Basics when Working a Young or Green Horse

The opportunity to work with a young or green horse comes with great responsibility. You have the potential to place a lasting imprint on this horses riding career; and his opinion of being ridden in general. In order to produce a well rounded riding horse, there are a few basic principles that you should pay attention to. Things that, when…

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What are ‘The Basics’ When It Comes to Riding?

What are ‘The Basics’ When It Comes to Riding?

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understanding the conversation is always happening Your position Your Aids Understanding how your horse ‘goes’ The ‘basics in riding’… It sounds like a bit of a list for riders to master before they move on.  And I suppose in a way, they are.  Like most things, there are…

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