“If I have more mobility, my horse can move better” this video introduces the Franklin Method® and shows how Franklin Balls can be used in riding. The Franklin balls that are filled with water or air transfer and clarify the movement of the horse to the rider.
Physical Education expert Eckart Meyners and riding instructor Sibylle Wiemer guide the rider when using the franklin Balls in the saddle: the light blue, air-filled and the purple, water-filled franklin balls are placed under the rider’s seat. The green Original franklin Ball is placed under one side and then the other, so the rider becomes aware of crookedness.
The riders experience many new situations in which their balance is challenged and learn about the effects: The stimulation of acupressure points, a change in perception, improved flexibility of the pelvis and noticeable looseness. The riders describe the before and after feeling.
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Philippe Karl gives us not only a theoretical understanding but also explains how to put this into practice, today teaching a horse the canter transitions. He uses various arena figures and lateral work to help the horse. It is interesting to watch how the French Master teaches the flying changes, from working canter to counter canter on a circle. A high degree of collection is necessary before commencing the canter pirouettes.
Duration: 21:19 Minutes
The 5-year-old Saint Ledger has only just started his basic training. In this lesson, we concentrate on familiarising him to the rider’s aids and despite being in an unfamiliar environment, relaxing in his body and mind.
Duration: 09:08 Minutes
The desire of the horse to go forward, combined with bending the hindquarters is the basis of a good piaffe. Philippe Karl uses various exercises to teach his horses the piaffe and bring them into perfect balance. Every horse can learn to passage correctly when one sensitively combines the Spanish walk with the trot, something the world-renowned trainer has seen continually happen over the years.
Duration: 21:17 Minutes
At the beginning of his training, a young horse needs to learn to focus on the rider’s aids. The first steps will be for him to move with suppleness, in a steady rhythm in all three paces. In this video the young Danaro, a 4-year-old stallion is presented to us by Andreas Busacker, Ingrid Klimke’s husband.
Duration: 09:15 Minutes
Those who wish to understand the philosophy of Philippe Karl and his School of Légèreté should firstly understand the theoretical aspects behind it. The foundation of his teachings is harmony and balance between horse and rider. The effectiveness of the rider plays a deciding role on the journey their training takes.
Duration: 10:59 Minutes