This 6 years old mare had difficulty with her young rider in executing flying changes. I tried to explain to her and show her the importance of leg yielding in order to teach a young horse the flying change. The … Continue reading
I had a lot of fun teaching in Liege in a private stable. This is a very nice 6 years old mare with a beautiful mouth owned by a talented young rider. She is in a riding school and preparing … Continue reading
Two useful exercise to have steady hands. One is holding the crop with your thumbs the other is bridging the reins. I find this really useful for riders who have tendency to ride mostly on the inside rein and who … Continue reading
How to ride a straight line, a square halt, a correct shoulder-in on 3 track, trot/canter and canter/trot transitions http://vimeo.com/55532768
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 !
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
key topics trust between the horse and rider Hands down if the head goes down and vice versa to keep a straight line between the elbow and the mouth of the horse Transitions within the gate and the obedience of … Continue reading