Hairy Hopefuls Part 1
Improving Self Carriage
Your Horse Expert Alison Short guides you through turns on the haunches & walk pirouettes.
(Length: 16 mins)
With step by step aiding and clear positioning for both you and your horse, Alison will help you create a greater degree of self carriage.
As featured exercises with Kim and Martini, why not progress to the Logical Lateral Work Series Shoulder-In & Travers, helping you lighten the forehand and improve suppleness.
Hairy Hopefuls Part 2
Lose the Tension
Alison works through exercises that create a reactive yet subtle flexion of the horse’s ribs, asking for greater connection inside leg to outside rein.
(Length: 20 mins)
Broken down into three simple steps, demonstrating first in walk the desired responses and their effects on relaxation.
Soon you are cantering shoulder fore, 15m circles and leg yield.
Thinking outside of the box when training is the way to avoid tension and aid better harmony, you won’t be disappointed in the results.
Pair this download with ‘Making the Right Connection’ or ‘Balanced Canter Transitions’ and you will soon see greater harmony.
Hairy Hopefuls Part 3
Balance and Coordination
Alison describes in simple terms the coordination required for leg yielding, with key points on weight, rider positioning and clever visualisation techniques, soon leading you to effortless achievements.
(Length: 18 mins)
Working both towards and away from the track, Alison covers all possible eventualities of learning this lateral movement.
Inspiring and easily digestable training that gives you confidence to take your first steps towards a better way of going.
Why not pair this with 'Balanced Canter Transitions' and follow the simple steps to fluent transitions, just like Jax in Part 3 of Hairy Hopefuls.
Hairy Hopefuls Part 4
This is the fourth of the Your Horse Hairy Hopeful series, Channeling Enthusiasum.
Alison covers two exercises to help you make use of your horses power and enthusisum, the first is lengthened strides in trot, then moving onto simple changes in canter. Pair this download with Balanced Canter Transitions or Making the Right Connection and you will be sure to create a better harmony through these exercises.
(Length: 20 mins)
Working precisely through clever exercises for better self carriage and balance, Alison will soon have you channeling your horse's enthusiasum.
With a personalble and detailed descriptions on straightening leading to balanced medium trot strides, Alison has you moving on and back with smooth transitions.
If your horse needs calm consistant aids in his canter work to keep control of his power, you will love the canter exercises using half ten meter circles, working on simple changes canter,walk,canter. Whether you working towards your first few medium steps or progressing to elementary you will gain some fabulous tips.