First cavaletti exercises for the 4-year-old horse 2014-10-10T00:00:00+02:00

Ingrid Klimke believes in cavaletti exercises as a great tool for the training of the young horses. Regardless of which discipline the horse should later specialise in, cavaletti training is ideal for building muscles and establish rhythm and suppleness. In this video, Ingrid Klimke shows us the first cavaletti exercises in walk and trot with three 4-year-old horses. On the lunge as well as under the rider, the young horse is always familiarized to a single pole on the ground before being introduced step by step to more difficult cavaletti exercises.


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You will learn in this video:

  • How to introduce the first cavaletti exercises on the lunge
  • How to start with cavaletti exercises in walk and trot under saddle
  • What distance to put between cavalettis for the horse to jump them comfortably

Ingrid Klimke

She is an Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion and is following in the footsteps of her famous father, dressage legend Reiner Klimke. Ingrid Klimke is one of the few professional riders in the world that is successful at an international level in both eventing as well as dressage.

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