Monthly Archives: February 2013

Philippe Karl’s longe lesson over jumps

I had just bought yesterday his book for long reins ! What I love most about this video is that the horse has no tack nor any sort of gear at all ! Only a cavesson. There is no contact … Continue reading

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An instructional video especially for teachers on how to correct position problems

I like best the solution to collapsing hip problem because generally when we ride we are not conscious about our errors. But just by looking backwards on the side where we collapse with our hip corrects our seat and makes … Continue reading

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Training levels and comparison of a 5 and 6 years old by Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin

Super instructive video ! Important topics Natural balance, during the extension at the trot horse gets high not fast (naturally), extension of the neck, collection, bending, starightness !

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Warm-up of a 7 year old dressage stallion

Very nice mover, holding naturally his neck downwards (unlike my jumper). Andrew emphasises on the importance of doing simple exercises like transitions to keep your horse mentally connected to you. Because it teaches the horse the half-halt. Here actually the … Continue reading

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