Tag: coordination

When Your Horse ‘Runs’ From the Trot into the Canter

When Your Horse ‘Runs’ From the Trot into the Canter

Riding, just like life, is about enjoying the journey rather than just the destination.  However, when you’re transitioning from the trot into the canter – and your horse seems determined to show you just how fast he can actually trot beforehand; well, the journey is not all that enjoyable! I don’t know of a single rider who enjoys the ‘rush’…

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The Best Question to Ask Yourself when You’re in the Saddle…

The Best Question to Ask Yourself when You’re in the Saddle…

Have you noticed how, for many people, the longer they spend in the saddle, the less curious they become about a lot of things ‘riding related’? Now, other riders are the exact opposite, they want to go deeper and further in all aspects of riding. Which is fantastic. If you have found yourself doing something for the sake of just…

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Improving Your Riding Coordination And Aids While Lunging

Improving Your Riding Coordination And Aids While Lunging

As a rider, it can be easy to think that the only way you can improve your skills is to ride.  And yes, riding is important; obviously! However, you can also use lunging as a way to develop your coordination and aids. And not just on the ground, but also to benefit you and your horse when you’re in the…

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The Link Between Your Coordination & Your Horses Responsiveness

The Link Between Your Coordination & Your Horses Responsiveness

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand how to become more ‘quiet’ in the saddle See the link between independent aids and an independent seat Begin being more mindful about your aids and how you are communicating with your horse Start working on increasing your coordination in the saddle When was the last time…

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