Betsy Vonda is an Equine Postural, Performance, & Behavioural Consultant and Trainer. Although raised with horses her entire life, Betsy went on to pursue a
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As an introduction, here are three tips from Kathrin Roida on how you can exercise your horse, for both beginners and advanced riders.
Flexibility. It’s one of our most important traits. Life is all about flexibility. Whether it’s preparing for a last-minute meeting, dealing with a change in plans for your dinner date, or simply embracing a spontaneous moment during this great adventure we call life, everyone needs to be flexible. Everyone needs to have a little bend. So do horses; especially in the complex arena of the world of dressage.
Christian Kroeber is Co-Founder & CEO of wehorse, a brand of welearn GmbH. wehorse is Europe’s leading streaming education provider for equestrians, and now has
Cathy Woods created the unique concept “Body, Mind, Equine”. This program focuses on the use of yoga principles and posture to improve horsemanship from ground
Competitions can and should be fun for horse and rider and also a great addition for training and overall progress. This article wants to inform you about how riding a dressage test can be successful and fun.
Karen Rohlf was always in love with horses. Since she grew up with them, it wasn’t long before Karen recognized that she was responsible for
Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu is an international Dressage Rider. With her horse “All In” she is the best Canadian in the FEI world ranking.She lives by the
There is great value to a successful start in a horse’s training, which is why Uta Gräf and her husband Stefan Schneider dedicate so much attention to this phase.
For most of us, salt licks are an integral part of stall accessories and are generally very popular with our four-legged friends. But it raises
John Haime is a human performance coach, who helps you to bring the best out of yourself. Many athletes around the globe trust him to
There is a unique serenity that one experiences when grooming horses; a certain quiet, a certain calm. For many of us, this can be the most relaxing part of our day.
Are bandages or riding boots better to protect our horse’s legs? Or perhaps it would be healthier not to use them at all?
Ifa Simmonds is a certified fitness professional with over a decade of experience working with, coaching, and instructing people over their fitness hurdles and toward
Correct impulsion isn’t only meant to look nice in the dressage arena, it’s also a requirement of correct dressage training.
Find out about the biomechanics behind the canter of your horse and understand what to do in order to ride and sit the canter better and also how to improve this gait.
Holly Barnett is the founder and CEO of August Equine. August Equine takes a whole horse approach to saddle fit, combining the knowledge of saddle
Taryn Young is a USDF bronze and silver medal amateur Dressage competitor, and the woman behind the social media presence, Warmbloods + Wine. Taryn is
EQUITANA USA and wehorse Kick Off Partnership with Interactive Digital Event 9/21/21 Featuring Karen Rohlf
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EQUITANA USA, the mother of all horse fairs, and wehorse, Europe’s leading streaming education platform for equestrians, kick off their partnership –
“One of these days I’ll have to do something about my riding seat!” – who among us hasn’t thought this? Simply starting will help considerably.
Whoever wants to ride wants to do so on a horse with a well-trained musculature. Because we all know that this is a huge factor in maintaining long term health and soundness.
When training horses, staying motivated at all times can be challenging. Here are some tips to help you reach your goals and be happy in the saddle!
The first-time seeing dressage in action is much like watching magic. The complexity and discipline required to execute such intricate, sophisticated patterns and maneuvers is almost unbelievable.
The rider has three aids that connect him to his horse and that serve as means of communication: The leg aids, the weights aids and the rein aids.
Shelby Dennis is a horse trainer and Equine Behaviour Consultant based in British Columbia, Canada. She is also the owner of Milestone Equestrian, a training
Josepha Guillaume is an international horse trainer and instructor, and author of the book Dressage In Hand. Based in Belgium, Josepha comes from a solid
Celeste Leilani Lazaris is the founder of the Balance through Movement Method, a revolutionary equine development method focused on improving performance and preventing lameness. Celeste
Alizée Froment is a former international Grand Prix rider turned show performer, now known for her artistic and beautiful performances, bitless riding, and horse-first philosophy.
The seat is important, versatile, changeable, and crucial in riding. It can be stable or flexible, secure or shaky, stiff or springy, harmonious or counterproductive.
Nikki Porter is an Equestrian Mindset Coach, author, and podcast host. Through her books, podcast, and coaching, Nikki teaches how to grow your mindset to
In this Podcast Episode we have the world famous Linda Tellington Jones as a guest. She is well known for her Tellington TTouch Method, which
“Real” momentum in dressage not only looks good, it is also a test of proper training. In this article you will find out what a correct swing looks like, how you can improve your horse’s swing, and which five rules you should definitely keep in mind when developing swing.
Jim Masterson is known as the founder of the Masterson Method. As a Horse-Massage-Therapist he spent some years with the US National team on tour.
Preparation is half the battle. This also applies to jumping exercises for horses. It is much more fun, and much safer for horse and rider, if you prepare yourself step by step and grow with your tasks.
If you are concerned with lunging your horse correctly, you will quickly encounter dogmatic disputes. With side reins or without, on the bit or not, with a bridle or a cavesson?
Katie Hawkins is the founder of Unbridled Equine, a business focused on the use of integrative modalities to heal horses both physically and emotionally through