Getting connected in the saddle is a combination of using rewards to teach your horse behaviours and help him to understand your cues and aids as well as improving your own seat and balance, which your horse responds to naturally. For example, you can encourage and reward your horse for relaxing, lowering his head and lengthening his stride, but if you’re tense in your back and tight in your hips, you’ll be inhibiting this free movement.
To get connection in the saddle, you need both these elements working together – in this video I explain how it works…
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