Tag: Horseback Riding

How to Use Your Leg While Riding

How to Use Your Leg While Riding

. Do you find yourself a tad confused as to what exactly to do with your legs while you ride?  Do you find that even if you know what to do, degree of pressure to use or how often to apply the aid is confusing you? You are hearing terms such as ‘Keep your leg on’, ‘use your leg’, ‘more…

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Simplifying the Shoulder In

Simplifying the Shoulder In

Does the thoughts of riding shoulder in leave you feeling less than confident in your riding abilities.  Are you a little unsure about the angle, the bend and the degree of collection required in order to successfully ride the movement? Shoulder in is super for encouraging suppleness and collection in your horse, however if ridden incorrectly, things can quickly begin going…

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Trotting Without Running

Trotting Without Running

One of the things that a lot of Daily Strides listeners have in common is the fact that the time they have to devote to riding and improving their riding skills, is generally in short supply… And rides can become something that are squeezed in between the million other things we have going on in our lives. In times like…

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The Trot to Canter Transition

The Trot to Canter Transition

Do you managed to perform a ‘clean’ trot to canter transition every time? This transition is often one of the most difficult to maintain balance and rhythm, both for horse and rider, and the potential for your horse to run into the canter, instead of actually ‘striking’ the canter when asked is quite high. In this episode of the Daily…

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