Pyramid of Training For the Everyday Horseman – Part 4

Written by Terry Church This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.45 Part III of the Pyramid of Training presented some ideas correlating to tiers 3 and 4 and pertain to the horse and rider (or driver) after the horse has been started under saddle or harness and exposed to a variety of environments. […]

Pyramid of Training For the Everyday Horseman – Part 3

Written by Terry Church This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.43 Previously, Part II in this series of articles presented some ideas pertaining to the second tier or stage (from the bottom up) of the training scale (Please refer Figure 1, page 10) and how those ideas might benefit horsemen and women of […]

Pyramid of Training For the Everyday Horseman – Part 1

Written by Terry Church This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.41 The idea for the “Pyramid of Training,” or training scale, was first conceived in Europe by a General von Redwitz and a Colonel Hans von Heydebreck in 1912, and was later included in the official German training manual after W.W.II. Today in […]