Logical Lateral Work (Part 1) - Leg Yield
Whether taking your first few sideways steps or checking your correct positioning for the leg yield, this download is invaluable.
(Length: 30 mins)
Alison takes you step by step through a series of exercises and training patterns to develop aid reactions and correct postural positioning. Working through each exercise in walk and then trot you will soon find yourself riding effortless leg yields both directions, both towards and away from the track. With this being the first download in the Logical lateral Work series you will be chomping at the bit for part 2, Shoulder In.
Too often lateral work is introduced and the aiding and positioning becomes a muddle. Through Alison’s easily digestible and enthusiastic sessions you have all the help and support you need to ride perfect leg yields, helping you to develop equality to bend and straightness on both reins as a result.
Pair this with Alison's "The Circle of Contact".
Logical Lateral Work (Part 2) - Shoulder In
Shoulder In and Shoulder Fore are both discussed and incorporated into a series of movements by linking 10m circles and short diagonal lines.
(Length: 36 mins)
Keeping it simple is the key for all lateral work and Alison has a knack of leading you towards your goals with fabulous results.
With clear visual pointers and a check list for postural corrections and there positive effects this is a must in your download library, leading you gently towards (part 3) Travers!
There is a real one-on-one personal feel to this session, with Alison capturing all those small errors that often occur and giving you moments to pause and asses how effective your aiding is and what bad habits can creep in. Alison’s enthusiasm leaves you with a real sense of achievement and a confidence to move forward to part 3 of the series.
Pair this with Making the Right Connection.
Logical Lateral Work (Part 3) - Travers
Leading you confidently through clear and clever exercises Alison guides to your first steps of travers.
Pre-travers exercises help you to perfect correct aid responses and give you clear visual checks as you ride, this inspiring lesson gives you the confidence to take the next step to (Part 4) half passes
(Length: 35 mins)
Alison never fails to give you confidence to take a step up when often you can feel confused by how to ride the various lateral movements.
With clear descriptions of aiding, pre-movement exercises and visual images of how your horse should respond you will soon be able to identify your own issues and rectify them.
Starting in walk Alison shares some of her unique techniques encouraging you and you horse to create supple bend and move laterally into the direction of the bend, something that is often over complicated or assumed that you understand.
For those more advanced this covers why the rhythm often is lost in the half passes, helping develop lateral work with suppleness power and reach.