“In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. (Helen Thompson).” Galloping is seen as the ultimate attempt to capture this freedom. When the good weather arrives, so does the desire to head out into the open and experience the magical feeling of a galloping horse. But […]
If you have recently bought or started riding a new horse, you may be contemplating the best way to go about building a relationship and bond with this horse. The great news is that there are many ways to do this.
Learning to ride is unique, like nothing else you will ever do. Sitting on the back of a live animal is both a privilege and a learning curve. Riding is a science, a discipline and an art all rolled into one. Learn from those who have gone before you and avoid some of the most common pitfalls and beginner horse riding mistakes from the trivial to the most important.
How To Sit The Trot Without Bouncing When we ask dressage riders about the most challenging part of their training, a great number of the answers will probably be “sitting the trot”. Challenging or not, it is one of the most essential parts of dressage training. If you cannot sit the trot, you will be doomed to stay at the beginner level because you won’t be able to move on to more complicated movements. It is ok to have difficulties when you are learning how to sit the trot. You can be…