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The ultimate tip for backing a horse float.

The ultimate tip for backing a horse float.

Cant do it.  Scared of going places where you cant turn around?

Try This

If you were on your horse and you wanted to push his quarters to the left you would push him with your right leg and visa versa.

Just imagine your steering wheel is your leg and the […]

Balance

Horse recipes that won’t break the bank

Keeping horses can be expensive, and from time to time we need to supplement what we are doing.  Here are some basic remedies Passed on to me by others who have found them useful.

Remember to buy in bulk for really good savings.  Check with your local rural supplies and cash and carrys for great deals.

Ulcer […]

Relaxation or Effort the key to unlocking the horse

Rider Biomechanics:-

Relaxation or Effort the key to unlocking the horse

How the rider sits on a horse and moves their body affects not only their own balance but that of the horse.  The rider either restricts the horse or allows it to move.

Unlike many other sports, the horse has its own biomechanical system and so in […]

Two Easy Exercises to Make the Rider’s Hands More Sensitive and Effective

From Centred Riding Sally Swift

The Wineglass exercise

With your fingers around the stems, walk around with two full (right to the top!) wine glasses. Notice how much easier it is not to spill the wine when you are grounded, centered, and soft with your fingers, than when you tighten and hold the glass stems with tense […]

Being Brave

Some Tips on how to deal with your fear
Give your fear a name.  Lets call ours Nancy

Tell your fear to” Go Away Nancy” take control and stop the  hormones that turn you into a quivering wreck (you can shout out loud or in your head — either works!)

One of my riders locks Nancy in her […]

3 Reasons Why Engaging Your Core Is Important When Riding

In this video Linda talks about the 3 reasons why we need to engage our core when riding. When you understand why, and you get the tools to improve it, you will have a more successful time with your horse.

Why Core Strength Is Important For Dressage Riders

In this video Linda talks about core strength and stability, and why we as riders need to place huge importance on making sure we have good core strength. […]

Why We Need Core Strength

In this video Linda talks about the importance of core strength. Why it is such an important aspect of dressage riding. […]

Mary Wanless In New Zealand

Mary Wanless World recognised Biomechanics coach and founder of RWYM was in NZ coaching on the 28,29,30 November 2015
Rider biomechanics is for everybody whether you are a beginner or a top level rider in your chosen sport.
This was an incredible opportunity to watch Mary in action as she addresses rider symmetry and dramatically alters the way horses […]