Morgan Lashley: Do you know what the risk factors are for your horse? Video

What are your horse’s risk factors for getting an injury? We’re starting to believe that getting injuries is normal, however, that shouldn’t be the case. For a big part injuries can be prevented with the right training schedule, method and with good management. With Morgan’s online program ‘Effective & Sustainable Training’ you learn how to […]

Alison Banbury: Give your horse the time he needs

Give your horse the time he needs The modern generation, which I’m part of by the way, gets immediate gratification from their cell phones, next-day or even same-day delivery and all kinds of things that weren’t possible twenty years ago. Twenty years ago, everything took longer. With horses,  it’s still like that. You can’t get immediate […]

In which phase of balance are you and your horse?

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In which phase of balance are you and your horse? What is the difference between a four-year-old horse and a horse that is being trained on Grand Prix-level? Actually, the biggest difference has to do with the balance of both horses. The rider with the Grand Prix horse has the balance of his horse under […]

5 positions of the pelvis you want to avoid

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Improving your posture: 5 positions of the pelvis you want to avoid There has been a time that we were being bombarded with blogs, videos, workshops, and training programs about straightening your horse. Of course, straightening your horse is an important theme in the training of your horse. But how about your own straightness? A […]

Four tips for making more progress in training

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Four tips for making more progress in training I sometimes wonder if there’s a better and faster way to improve yourself as a dressage rider. Can you, for example, improve your posture in a faster way? Or improve your seat by simply implementing a few tips? These questions led to a search about how we […]

Does your horse respond out of fear?

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Does your horse respond out of fear? If you want to perform well, you need to have the right mental skills. But that doesn’t only count for you as a rider, but it also counts for your horse. Your horse needs to have the right mindset for learning. How can we make sure our horse […]

Andrew McLean and 10 principles of training you need to be aware of

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Andrew McLean and the 10 principles of training you need to be aware of We all know these moments that you ask A and your horse does B. When you’re having miscommunication with your horse, it is of importance to figure out why that happened instead of getting angry with your horse. Especially when, as a […]

6 reasons why we don’t achieve our goals

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6 reasons why we don’t achieve our goals Alright, you’ve set an ambitious goal. Perhaps you want to achieve the Advanced Level or Prix St. George. Or maybe it’s your goal to be able to ride a test with relaxation and not, like now, that you have to voluntarily end the dressage test because your […]