Gymnastic Groundwork

How to Start Training the Archway/Hoop/Curtain for Despooking and Body Awareness

How to Start Training the Archway/Hoop/Curtain for Despooking and Body Awareness

Obstacles provide great challenges to improve your horse’s confidence and body awareness and the archway, hoop or curtain is a ...
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What is Engagement? Try These Simple Exercises to Understand It.

What is Engagement? Try These Simple Exercises to Understand It.

Healthy movement is key to a sound and happy horse. Engagement is part of healthy movement, necessary for keeping your ...
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Leading Your Horse on a Walk - Build Connection, Confidence and Body Awareness

Leading Your Horse on a Walk – Build Connection, Confidence and Body Awareness

Can't ride? Won't ride? Leading out in-hand is a great way to introduce young horses to the world, build confidence ...
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Horse Agility for Despooking, Body Awareness and Fun!

Horse Agility for Despooking, Body Awareness and Fun!

If you’re looking for a fun and varied way to improve your horse’s fitness, proprioception and connection, horse agility and ...
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5 Ways to Teach Hip Targeting

5 Ways to Teach Hip Targeting

How do you teach your horse to move his hindquarters TOWARDS you? This video shows you 5 different techniques to ...
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Yoga for Equestrians with 5 Min Pre-Ride Back and Hip Release

Yoga for Equestrians with 5 Min Pre-Ride Back and Hip Release

If you've ever wondered why everyone seems to be talking about yoga or how it can help your horse training, ...
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Gymnastic Groundwork Pattern - Pedestal, Poles, Circles, Collection, Flexions

Gymnastic Groundwork Pattern – Pedestal, Poles, Circles, Collection, Flexions

This Pattern is from our Gymnastic Groundwork Home Study Course and gives you a taster of some of the exercises ...
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Leg Yield: How to Teach In-hand Lateral Work Using Clicker Training and a Target

Leg Yield: How to Teach In-hand Lateral Work Using Clicker Training and a Target

This doesn’t have to be complicated! Leg yield is the first lateral movement I teach in-hand or ridden and it’s ...
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How to Use Objects and All Terrain Training to Build Your Horse’s Co-ordination and Confidence

How to Use Objects and All Terrain Training to Build Your Horse’s Co-ordination and Confidence

All of these exercises are designed to improve your horse’s co-ordination as he learns how to navigate different objects and ...
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How to Teach Your Horse to Move their Shoulders Over

How to Teach Your Horse to Move their Shoulders Over

Teaching your horse to move their shoulders over is a great exercise to encourage your horse to take more weight ...
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Gymnastic Groundwork: NEW Home Study Course!

Gymnastic Groundwork: NEW Home Study Course!

Hello, it's Hannah here an announcement about our new Home Study Course: Gymnastic Groundwork!It's something I've been working on for ...
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Christmas Tree Pole Exercises - Positive Gymnastic Groundwork and Riding

Christmas Tree Pole Exercises – Positive Gymnastic Groundwork and Riding

With dark nights and wet days, I often find inspiration to get out and train tricky at this time of ...
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