While working with Anja Beran, you won't meet a horse that is uncontrolled under the saddle or when the rider moves around. Knowing what’s important while introducing the horse to the saddle and the rider’s weight for the first time will help prevent mistakes from the beginning.
From the first time putting on the saddle to lunging with the stirrups down: the trainer shows in this video how Safi, a 3-year-old stallion is prepared for being ridden for the first time. Certain basic rules enable even a sensitive and spirited young horse to get used to the training in a relaxed and positive way.
You will see how the first ride is prepared, step by step, what the potato bag position is all about and when is the right time to end the training session. It is better to stop in time and practice circus lessons. This creates trust, brings variety into the training and help you keep your horse motivated!
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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
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
In this video, Olympic champion Ingrid Klimke takes you to the dressage area while training a 4-year-old stallion. Learn or review your basics of dressage exercises: Ingrid will explain to you the exact aids for parades, transitions and riding with the correct impulsion.
Duration: 24:40 Minutes
At demonstrations throughout Europe Alizée Froment has amazed her audiences by riding dressage movements of the highest level- all bitless. Watch as in this video she shows us her training methods and her training at home with the young PRE stallion Aslan who, at the time we took this video, had not been ridden more than twenty times.
Duration: 16:10 Minutes
"Degni" is an Akhal Teke with a one-year racing experience in Russia. His new home is Gut Rosenhof in the Allgäu, where he is trained by Anja Beran according to the classical dressage training principles. Look at his reconversion and development and learn the basics principles of classical dressage training for your riding.
Duration: 10:04 Minutes
Training young horses according to their nature - that should be the main goal in classical dressage. After the theory lecture from part 1, Anja Beran shows in this practical part of her seminar in Schwaiganger how she trains her young horses in their daily work: Individually responding to each horse, leaving time and teaching in a way as easy as possible.
Duration: 57:59 Minutes