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Improving Working Contact While Out Hacking

Improving Working Contact While Out Hacking

I am all for intentional, relaxing hacks with your horse. And I also think that it’s worth remembering that not all hacks have to be for ‘doing nothing’. In fact, there are some things that may actually happen more easily when out of the arena. Working contact is, for some riders and horses, one of those things. We are always…

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Using Your Legs to Create a Channel when Riding

Using Your Legs to Create a Channel when Riding

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Sitting straight in the saddle Allowing your legs to ‘drape’ Understanding an active aid versus an inactive one Supporting your horse when he needs support Remember back to when you were first learning to ride.  You possibly saw your legs as being a ‘go button’ of sorts.  Go…

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