The three-year-old Arabian stallion Malakil is owned by the Marbach Main and State Stud and is only seeing Anja Beran's riding arena for the third time. When lunging for the first time, the trainer has to pay attention to numerous things so that the horse gets a good first working experience.
Understanding the commands given by the trainer and developing trust are parts of the early training of young horses. In this video, our classical dressage expert shows how Malakil works without stress.
In order to ensure security for horse and trainer, a few questions need to be answered in advance: What is the appropriate equipment? Are helpers needed? What are the first body & voice commands to teach? How can I do it? Where do I position myself? What to expect from a three-year-old horse? Anja Beran has the answers for you!
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Anja Beran is the owner and manager of the renewed training centre “Gut Rosenhof”. The sensitive rider has been training horses up to the highest level, following the classical Principles, for over 25 years.> more
The correct introduction to cross country jumps as well as going through the water is an essential foundation for further training of young horses. Riding in new surroundings and on uneven ground increases sure-footedness and self-confidence of the horses.
Duration: 21:44 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
This series allows you to peek into how Olympic Medallist, Ingrid Klimke, trains the young gelding “Just Paul” over a two-year time frame, from a green youngster into a motivated and willing partner. A training plan with lots of variation, familiarising him with lots of new situations without over facing them, is important in the successful development of a young horse.
Duration: 09:32 Minutes
In this video series, you get to experience Ingrid Klimke training the young gelding, Just Paul, over two years following classical training methods. Understanding the leg aids is a very important part of the training in order for the horse to be able to react to subtle actions of the rider in the future.
Duration: 14:26 Minutes
The horse’s mouth is sacred. Ground work can be used to teach the horse how he is expected to react to the bit, in order to build a connection as gentle and soft as possible.
Duration: 11:44 Minutes