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Top 3 Mistakes when it Comes to Groundpoles

Top 3 Mistakes when it Comes to Groundpoles

What this episode is all about:- Mistake 1:- Overestimating the amount of poles and complexity of exercise Mistake 2:- Incorrectly mapping the distance or adjustments Mistake 3:- Not realising how much influence you have over your horse If you have been riding for any length of time, you are probably well versed on the benefits of groundpoles.  In fact, I…

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Maintaining Straightness Throughout the Ride

Maintaining Straightness Throughout the Ride

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Be clear on what is straightness Understanding how your aids are a mould Knowing why you have to regulate where the energy is flowing Notice when things are crooked If I were to stand in the arena, and you were to ride directly towards me – how straight…

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How to use the Training Scale with Transitions

How to use the Training Scale with Transitions

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Relaxation and Rhythm Suppleness and Contact Impulsion and Straightness Putting it all together The Training Scale is an important principle when it comes to riding and working with horses.  It is particularly important to consider the training scale when it comes to riding good transitions. However, you may…

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