Perfecting Your Riding Seat

The Key to Riding Mastery

Explore the secrets of a balanced and confident seat – Elevate your riding skills today.

Why the seat is important

1

Advantage in Precision

Refine your riding seat to achieve pinpoint accuracy with clear aids, a crucial edge in equestrian competitions where precise cues make all the difference.

2

Communication

Your riding seat is key to conveying subtle cues and commands effectively, fostering cooperation and understanding with your horse.

3

Balance and Harmony

A strong riding seat ensures balance and harmony with your horse, enhancing comfort and reducing injury risk.

Our Courses for Mastering the Rider's Seat

Discover comprehensive tips, engaging exercises, and creative inspiration in these online courses.

Ingrid Klimke Symposium

8

Videos

145

min

Advance your riding seat with Ingrid Klimke's guidance on training young horses, from basic to advanced dressage, showcased in hands-on demonstrations.

Ingrid Klimke

Developing Your Seat: The Body Language of the Rider

5

Videos

95

min

Refine your riding seat through targeted balance exercises and techniques for a supple yet stable posture, addressing rider crookedness for optimal equestrian harmony.

Marlies Fischer-Zillinger

The Effective Seat

3

Videos

40

min

Improve your riding seat with a focus on proper alignment and body control to enhance timing for precise aids, correcting common errors to unlock your horse's full potential.

Dr. Britta Schöffmann

A Better Seat with Movement Awareness Training

6

Videos

67

min

Boost your seat's effectiveness with targeted Movement Awareness Training, emphasizing joint mobility and warm-up exercises for better rider-horse synergy.

Eckart Meyners

Equestrian Workouts for Success in the Saddle

6

Videos

150

min

Strengthen your riding with workouts for functional movement, focused on perfecting your seat, half-halts, and correcting rider asymmetry.

Bettina Hoy

A Three-Pronged Approach to Improving Your Seat

5

Videos

100

min

Refine your riding seat by integrating classical training principles, sports physiology, and tailored fitness routines, including innovative techniques like Franklin Balls for posture enhancement.

Bettina Hoy, Dr. Britta Schöffmann, Eckart Meyners and more experts

Yoga for Riders: Mat Work for Equestrians

8

Videos

165

min

Improve your riding seat with equestrian-focused yoga, learning postures that enhance alignment and symmetry, breathwork for focus, and micro-movements for self-correction on the mat.

Cathy Woods

Dressage with Enthusiasm: Keeping Your Horse Motivated

5

Videos

75

min

Develop a supple seat and light aids to foster your horse's motivation and achieve a consistent state of relaxation for effective dressage training.

 

Anatomy in Motion

8

Videos

80

min

Master correct riding alignment for improved seat form across disciplines, and grasp how rider and horse anatomy interact for better training and saddle fit

 

Riding Better with Franklin Balls

3

Videos

55

min

Learn to refine your seat breathing and leg positioning with Franklin balls featuring insights on their varied uses and rider success stories.

Eckart Meyners, Sibylle Wiemer

Get a Glimpse into our Courses

Take a look at some excerpts from our online courses about the rider's seat.

Achieve a supple seat with a stable upper body

Learn how to align your seat and move your pelvis in isolation.

How to use your weight for riding better turns

Improve your seat for more effective and graceful turns.

Fitness Exercises for a Better Seat

Discover which fitness exercises can help you enhance your riding seat.

Our Coaches for Riding Seat Mastery

Our Coaches are dedicated to Riding Seat Mastery, where they focus on cultivating the skills and harmony between horse and rider, ensuring a deeper connection and improved performance

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