Universal Concepts

Contact: it’s not about the reins

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 – Subscribe today! Contact – A Defining Quality How many times do you end a conversation by shaking someone’s hand, giving him or…

In Search of the Perfect Circle

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.28 “We cannot monitor the horse’s understanding of our communications, we cannot evaluate his physical progress in balance and suppleness or engagement and collection…

Improving Your Weight Aids

Written by Wendy Murdoch Many riders struggle to apply their weight aids correctly. While your dressage instructor may clearly tell you where to have your weight for a variety of movements including canter departs, shoulder-in,…