Transitions – the solutions

Tuesday’s Tip! Transitions – the solutions This two parter will deal with the problems and solutions for transitions. Let me know if there are any other problems you have with your transitions! Recap – Lots of horses drop in downwards transitions and flatten in both upwards and downwards transitions. Riders collapse or get left behind and the rhythm is lost between paces. This can all be sorted out, and know…

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Transitions – the problems

Tuesday’s Tip! Transitions – the problems This two parter will deal with the problems and solutions for transitions. Let me know if there are any other problems you have with your transitions! Lots of horses drop in downwards transitions and flatten in both upwards and downwards transitions. Riders collapse or get left behind and the rhythm is lost between paces. This can all be sorted out, but first we need…

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Seat series part 2 – Rising Trot

Tuesday’s Tip! Seat series part 2 – rising trot The second part in my seat series will briefly discuss potential problems riders have with rising trot and how to do the perfect rising trot! I see lots of problems riders have with rising trot, mainly I think because people don’t really get taught how to do rising trot properly (unless I teach you, in which case you have probably spent…

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Using your Core

Tuesday’s Tip! Using your Core Your core muscles are really important when riding (as are your horse’s!). If you don’t use them then you will struggle with your balance and control and you will possibly get a sore back as well from slouching in the saddle. When you engage your core, your body becomes much more stable and you have more control over your body and your horse. Your rising…

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