Category Archives: Training

Posts regarding horse training or training exercises, lessons, or how to resolve issues.

Dressge Horse Training – Top Three Things That Go Wrong with Your Square Halt When Training Your Dressage Horse

Top three things that can go wrong when halting in a dressage test. When performing your dressage horse training one of the most ellusive movements is a square halt. If your halt is not well defined and performed correctly, it will put a bad flavor in the dressage judges ‘mouth’. Continue reading

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Dressage Saddle or General Purpose Saddle Which Horse Saddle Should I Use?

“Should I use a dressage saddle or a General Purpose Saddle when showing my horse?” I recently got asked this question. Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Riding Position – Get Those Legs Back Part 1

Learn how to get your legs back and improve your riding postition. Teacher after teacher tells you to get your legs back, reach back with the heels, reach long with your leg, or reach down and back with the thigh or knee. They keep telling you over and over to do that. They might even come up with some crazy contraption or other to help you get those legs back. You’d really like to get them back, if only you knew how. Continue reading

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Improve Your Riding Position – Using Pilates to Improve Your Riding Position

Using Pilates to Improve Your Riding You can use Pilates to improve your riding position. I’ve been riding since I was 12 years old and that was a long time ago! For first ten years or so, I danced at … Continue reading

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