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Sitting Straight, Improve Your Equitation by Sitting in the Saddle Correctly

Do you have that nagging feeling you are sitting incorrectly? It may be uneven stirrups, horse won’t bendor even sore back or hip. Take a look and find out if you are sitting squarely in the saddle. Are You Straight? … Continue reading

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Eyes Up While Riding, Exercises to Improve Looking Where You Are Going

Keeping your eyes up and looking where you are going is as important when riding a horse as driving a car. Imagine if people looked into their steering wheel when they drove their cars! Some riders seem to seemlessly navigate … Continue reading

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Do Late Lead Changes Really Matter When Showing In the Hunter Ring

This question about late lead changes, has been asked of me on several occasions, so it must be something riders, competitors and coaches are concerned about while showing their horses. When Should My Horse Change the Lead? In a perfect … Continue reading

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Horse Training – Is Your Horse Tense?

Is your horse tense? Do you know when your horse is traveling correctly? How do you tell? When the horse is moving comfortably and correctly, the poll should and needs to be presented as the highest point within the ‘arc’ … Continue reading

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