Relaxed & Supple – Exercises In the Saddle with Alice Trindle

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 We spend considerable time and energy on preparing our horse mentally to ride; making sure he is attentive and has a good attitude. Sometimes we might not spend enough time preparing our horse physically for that same ride. In a previous segment Alice Trindle demonstrated how you […]

Teaching the Novice Rider with Chris Sobenes

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 Learning to ride as an adult can present the student and the instructor with a variety of unique challenges. Chris Sobenes demonstrates how you can start an adult novice rider off right from the beginning, teaching horsemanship concepts on a safe and fun way. This segment will […]

Riding the Shoulder In with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 Introducing dressage movements to your horse can feel intimidating. Jim Hicks demonstrates how you can prepare your horse for a shoulder in and put this useful movement to work for your horse in a slow relaxed way. He covers basic mechanics of what he is doing with […]

Trot Past Exercise with Kristi Fredrickson

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 Trail riding can be challenging and stretch your comfort zone; being prepared before you head out is key to having an enjoyable ride. In the last few Gazettes Kristi Fredrickson presented some exercises to help riders prepare in the arena for the challenges of riding out on […]

Riding Serpentines with Tom Curtin

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 28 A serpentine is a very valuable tool in helping your horse get with you mentally and physically. Being able to separate each end of the horse is key for lateral movements, lead departures and developing straightness. Tom Curtin talks you through how he approaches serpentines with his […]