Teach Yourself 1 – Responsiveness
Posted by Admin in on Oct 31, 2011
Introduction – what to expect from your horse every time you school.
Exercise 1 – Be a Lazy Rider
No rider should have to kick every stride. Follow these simple steps to insure your horse does more of the work than you.
Exercise 2 – The Other Way of Stopping
Knowing how to slow your horse down without using your reins is one of the most beneficial things you can learn. Follow this exercise and you’ll never pull again.
Exercise 3 – The Other Way of Turning
Your horse has enough to think about without unnecessary aids from you. Learn how you can use your body to turn and direct him around the school.
Exercise 4 – Try This
Using fewer clearer aids will help your horse to understand what you’re asking. Put it to the test using this simple exercise.
Exercise 5 – And Finally …
Try this exercise to see if you and your horse have really understood the ideas in this booklet. When you have it’s time to move on to something new.