Degni Shael Part 1: From the racing to classical dressage training 2018-06-28T00:00:00+02:00

"Degni" is a 5-years old horse, who has just started to train with Anja Beran the first principal of classical dressage, which, as a previous racehorse in Russia have only been partially introduced. Anja Beran begins on the lunge with a quiet trot. "Degni" should not rear or take the gallop directly. The leg obedience has to be learned anew by the Akhal Teke. Anja Beran shows in this video together with Vera Munderloh how to teach "Degni" to promptly react to the legs and how to establish a fine communication with him.

A crucial aspect of the entire training of the horse is the will to move forward. The horse should be welling to move forward and to keep this forward rhythm during the training session. Does your horse have this will? Watch in this video how Anja Beran trains her horse according to the classical dressage principles.

Further videos in this series:
Degni Shael Part 2: Groundwork in the classic dressage training

You will learn in this video:

  • The important basics for training according to classical dressage principles
  • How to sensitize your horse to the leg aids
  • How to help your horse with the forward movement

Anja Beran

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. 

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