Riding Lessons

A Balanced Horse

A Balanced Horse

Having a balanced horse is not only a physical term but also a mental one. Mentally horses need to be…
Downward Transitions Part 2

Downward Transitions Part 2

Now that you can confidently stop your horse with your seat from the walk on a loose rein it’s time to…
Moving The Five Body Parts

Moving The Five Body Parts

The horse has five main body parts. They are the head and neck, the poll, the shoulders, the ribcage and…
Side Passing Under Saddle

Side Passing Under Saddle

Teaching the side pass will teach the horse to move off your leg and prepare him for exercises including leg yielding…
Refine The Stop

Refine The Stop

Does your horse stop when you say “Whoa” or does he push through the bridle and continue on? Maybe he…
Vertical Flexion

Vertical Flexion

Lowering the horse’s head and neck will relax an inverted horse and teach him to give to bit pressure. This…
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