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The Rider

Riding your Horse with Soft Hands

The ability to ride your horse with soft, quiet hands is the first step towards developing an even, elastic contact to the bit and, therefore, with the mouth of your horse.

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Disciplines

The Rider’s Position in Show Jumping

If you are ready to take your show jumping to the next level, you need to concentrate on your jumping positions. You need to master three jumping positions if you want to be a top contender in the ring.

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The Rider

Fitness Training for Better Riding

The effect of integrating riding specific exercises into your fitness program, or just doing it once or twice a week as your fitness program, will yield fabulous results.

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Disciplines

4 Preparatory Exercises for your Jumping Horse

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.

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Disciplines

The Fundamentals of Driving in Equestrianism

It doesn’t matter if the driving sport is used for leisure or competition, if it is with a single, a pair or a four- in- hand carriage or with horses or ponies- anything is possible!

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Basic Knowledge

Preparing the Endurance Horse: Two Minds; One Vision

Nothing in life illustrates the human condition more profoundly than a person’s resilience—an individual’s ability to overcome the adversity they meet over the course of their life with grace; with fortitude.