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A Simple Exercise for Straightness

A Simple Exercise for Straightness

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Get clear on the importance of straightness Understand your responsibility as the rider Begin using straightness from day 1 Use your quarter lines to assess your horse Straightness.  It is one of the top elements of the traditional Training Scale when working with horses.  Yet, is it also…

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Using the Humble Figure of Eight in Your Schooling

Using the Humble Figure of Eight in Your Schooling

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- How accuracy is key to riding a successful figure of eight The importance of rhythm all the way through The power of ‘straightness’ through the change Identifying where your challenges lie The figure of eight can be a fantastic aid in your schooling of both yourself and your…

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