Marlies Fischer-Zillinger, a physiotherapist and Claudia Weissauer, a riding instructor, have come together and combined their knowledge for this video. The concept of The Body Language of the Rider is to help riders influence their horses better by sitting correctly and effectively.
Riding seat exercises are of great importance, not just for beginners but also for more advanced riders. Those exercises are used for developing a feeling, secure seat that can swing with the horse. This requires lots of patience, dedication, and fitness.
This video shows the steps required to develop an effective seat, from the correct stirrup length, breathing properly, to feel the movement of the horse. These lessons are analyzed to show common mistakes and exercises to correct them.
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The physiotherapist Marlies Fischer-Zillinger, together with Claudia Weissauer, have developed the concept Body Language of the Rider and promote this through their seat improvement courses.> more
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Duration: 19:03 Minutes
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Duration: 13:43 Minutes
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Duration: 06:57 Minutes
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Duration: 16:05 Minutes