Tag: position

The 3 Undeniable Effects of Bad Posture when You Ride

The 3 Undeniable Effects of Bad Posture when You Ride

Posture. It’s something that many people (equestrians or not) have memories of a parent or teacher correcting them on! And perhaps this is why many riders don’t want to hear about their posture when it comes to their riding. However, no matter what way you approach your riding, or what discipline you choose to work with your horse on, posture…

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Applying the ‘Click Your Fingers Rule’ to Your Position While Riding

Applying the ‘Click Your Fingers Rule’ to Your Position While Riding

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Use this simple ‘rule’ in your day-to-day riding Know ‘when’ to apply this rule in your riding Begin to take responsibilities for your own balance in the saddle Make the necessary transition in your riding, from passenger to rider Imagine if there was something you could actively ‘do’…

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Why Your Position while Lunging is Everything

Why Your Position while Lunging is Everything

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the relationship between your position on the ground & in the saddle Identify the difference between ‘Neutral’, ‘Driving’ and ‘Resisting’ Know when to move into the ‘driving’ position Know when to move into the ‘resisting’ position Lunging is one of the more popular ways of working horses,…

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Hokey Pokey or Swinging Legs While Riding

Hokey Pokey or Swinging Legs While Riding

What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand how you are sitting in the saddle might be affecting everything Realise the disastrous effects this can have on your overall position Focus on ‘feeling’ what your leg is doing in order to improve things Work in walk, then trot and then transitions Be honest… Are you…

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