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[Training Scale Series] Part 4 – Creating True Impulsion

[Training Scale Series] Part 4 – Creating True Impulsion

How do you know if you have actually achieved true impulsion? What makes this ‘real’ impulsion different from simply running around the arena like the energizer bunny with your horse? This post is the fourth in a series I have created about the training scale.  I suggest also checking out the previous posts on rhythm, suppleness, and contact.  At ‘Step…

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[Training Scale Series] Part 3 – Contact in Your Riding

[Training Scale Series] Part 3 – Contact in Your Riding

Contact and connection; hot topics for many riders.  This is often because they can feel quite elusive.  There is confusion regarding what needs to happen in order for contact to occur.  And, how can you tell if the contact is correct and ‘good’? This post and episode are the third in a series about the training scale.  We have already…

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Loose Lunging versus Lunging…

Loose Lunging versus Lunging…

Do you know that, contrary to popular belief, lunging is not ‘running in circles’? That, when done right, lunging is one of the most beneficial, easy to use, and low barrier to entry tools you can work with your horse to improve your riding. True and good quality lunging improves both horse and rider; and can be used by all…

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