Category Archives: Tips

Tips for Mastering the Rising Trot – Feel the horse

Most riders when starting out put too much effort into the rising. They press onto their stirrups, and stand up as far as they can. This can sustain them for only a short time as their legs get tired and new riders do not ‘go with the flow’.
You must admit you have to FEEL the horse to do a posting trot correctly. Continue reading

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Proven Methods to Fix Your Horse’s Head Tilt

Proven methods to correct your horse’s head tilt. You will notice the horse dropping one ear and possibly dropping the contact on one side. It may begin as an evasion and show up when the horse is circling or performing lateral work. It may also appear on the long side or straight sides of your arena. Continue reading

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Quick Fixes for Your Tense Back and Shoulders

Are your shoulders hunched? do you get ‘left at the altar’ or at the fence? Try these easy exercises to tame your tension – PRONTO! Continue reading

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To Middle Age and Beyond – Riding through your middle age

Now middle age has caught up to me and have found I have to pay better attention to my riding so I may continue to ride well into my middle aged years. Continue reading

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