Releasing Rider Tension with Wendy Murdoch

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 31 Riders with injuries can often hold onto stiffness for long after the pain has gone. Using a Feldenkrais® lesson called “The Artificial Floor” Wendy helps a student rider release tension and stiffness in both arms and legs to be able to more more freely and comfortably for […]

Basic Exercises Over Poles with Johanna Redmond

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 31 Adding some small jumps or cavaletti into your training program is a great way to challenge yourself and your horse. Johanna Redmond and her students demonstrate how you can start with some ground poles to work on timing and your partnership with your horse and these fun […]

Improving the Canter Pirouette with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 31 Even horses trained to the highest levels have areas where they need help improving. Jim Hicks demonstrates how he would help a horse that needs some fine tuning with his canter pirouettes and offers suggestions how you can address physical and mental challenges with this upper-level movement. […]