#NoStirrupsNovember with a difference!

Just a little video exercise for you today! It helps with mechanics of rising trot, with rider’s balance, stability, core strength, symmetry, independence of stirrups in case of loss of balance/loss of stirrups to name a few benefits. If done correctly, the rider should not grip with the thighs. Thigh muscles remain snug against the…

Mixing Disciplines to Improve as a Rider

We often say that for a horse to be athletic, healthy and interested in his work he needs variety in his training. However, we don’t always apply this to ourselves as riders and tend to carry a label of a “dressage rider”, “jumper”, “eventer” (the latter having probably most varied training routines from all) and stick…