Gymnastic Groundwork Demo Series Part 3 Lateral exercises where your horse is going sideways as well as forwards are really useful to build your horse’s suppleness, strength and straightness, which is why they’ve been used for thousands of years in both in-hand training and ridden work! But, how do we teach them using positive reinforcement? […]
How do you teach your horse to move his hindquarters TOWARDS you? This video shows you 5 different techniques to train it. Body part targeting is where the horse moves a specific body part to your hand or other target – in this case, we want the horse to move his hip towards your hand.
Think this is just for the dressage folk? Think again – this stuff is for you! Of course, if you are a dressage’y person, you’ll know it’s for you, but even if you just want to tootle round the block on your pony, making sure he’s supple, strong and engaged will keep him sound and