Reins And Legs

Your reins and legs (and your seat and entire body) should all operate in unison when you ride. Too many of us are overusing the reins and underusing everything else.

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The Value Of An Extended Trot

Too many horses miss out on the amazing value of an extended trot.  There’s something almost magical about trotting fast on a loose rein with the rider’s hands forward, wide, and

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Trust Your Horse

There’s a lot said about our horse trusting us, but not much about us trusting our horse. But your horse needs you to trust him.  Roadblocks To Trusting Your Horse Many people

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Shoulders And Hips

Shoulder and hip control are a crucial part of the foundation that should be built into every horse. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a performance rider or a trail rider

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Release The Tension

A horse will never be light and responsive until the tension in his body is released. As your horsemanship improves, you should be able to feel when the horse is

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