Basic training of the young horse: training on the hills 2018-07-13T00:00:00+02:00

The 4-year-old mare "Donnalucata" is for training on the hills for the first time. The first step of this basic training is for the young horse to understand the different ground conditions and concentrate on going straight - up and down the hill - at a steady pace - not that easy!

The different sounds and views, as well as the horses waiting up the hill, are distracting elements for “Donnaluca” at the start. In the video, you will see how Ingrid gains her concentration, how she organizes the warming up and the working phase and how you can "ride over" tricky situations.

You would like to train with your horse on the hills? Ingrid explains how she trains young and experienced horses, what you have to consider before the first basic training, and how to effectively build up your horse's muscles and, improve his overall physical condition. 

You will learn in this video:

  • What are the prerequisites for training your horse on the hill
  • How to organize a basic training session on the hill with a young horse
  • How to keep your horse relaxed and focused even when training away from other horses

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