Exercise For Lengthening And Shortening Canter Strides

Why Do We Need To Learn This Skill? Well, the first reason is that you should be able to control your horse’s speed within each gait. You should be able to take longer strides or shorter strides. Depending on the situation you are. Lengthening and shortening is a good skill to learn if you are … Continue reading Exercise For Lengthening And Shortening Canter Strides

Spiral Jumping Exercise- Demonstrated By Maggi & Finn and Amelia & Cool

What Is The Spiral Jumping Exercise This exercise is done on a 20 meter circle. On one side of the circle there is a ground pole set. On the other, there are three jumps right next to each other. With no space in between. So it’s a line of three jumps reaching from the outside … Continue reading Spiral Jumping Exercise- Demonstrated By Maggi & Finn and Amelia & Cool

New And Returning Rider Boot Camp: How To Over Come Fears About Getting Back On After A Long Break

Winter Time In many parts of the country, winter means no riding. Or maybe just inconsistent riding. If you were just getting into the swing of things in the fall, it is possible that some nerves might rear their ugly heads when it’s time to put a leg over your lesson horse. When Was The … Continue reading New And Returning Rider Boot Camp: How To Over Come Fears About Getting Back On After A Long Break

Start A Conversation With Your Horse…(No, I’m Not Crazy)

So I’m Reading This Book… So, yesterday I started reading this book. “Stakes Night “. It is a novel about the saddlebred horse industry. I don’t know much about saddlebreds or saddle seat riding. I did it for a few months during my short college career. Mostly because of the 60 horses in the barn, … Continue reading Start A Conversation With Your Horse…(No, I’m Not Crazy)