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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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When to Stop Taking Lessons?

Well I say never! You never stop learning and you always can learn from someone new. Now whether it is a formal lesson or not it doesn’t matter it is still a lesson and you will still learn from it! … Continue reading

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Do you Chip? Fix that chip in 30 minutes with these proven exercises

Chipping in can ruin an otherwise excellent round. With everything moving quickly your horse may move past his perfect distance and ‘chip in’ that last stride. 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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