Routines for a Balanced, Engaged Horse
At some point, most riders have wished for something like a magic pill, a solution that will instantly alleviate nagging training issues. Since that is impossible, the next best thing is an arsenal of arena routines whose execution will improve your horse. The exercises in this article will give you a looser, more balanced horse, and will create engagement without excessive effort.
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There is nothing more fun and productive for me and my horses than when we have a real purpose. Whether it is gathering the cows, jumping a log, or climbing a mountain, it is an opportunity for us to do something together.
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Western Dressage Exercise - Shifting Circles with Poles ⋆ Western Dressage Association of America
Exercise physiologists and physical therapists agree that the best—and often fastest– way to improve posture and body mechanics is through exercises that require frequent subtle adjustments of form rather than exercises with statically held positions. These kinds of exercises improve motor neuron recruitment and prevent the use of compensating muscle groups during static postures. They+ Read More
GREAT training for horse and rider. poles 9ft apart on right, 12ft on left, then alternate. freaks some horses out to jump in a straight line over it, and some riders too. Great easy drill.