Daily Strides Podcast for Equestrians

Daily Strides Podcast for Equestrians

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Your Half Halt on the Ground with Your Horse
Jun 1 • 11 min
Sprinkled liberally all over the arena and every ride. That is how important the half halt is to your riding. However, it is also an important aid on the ground with your horse. And, it consciously practicing it on the ground can really help to clarify…
Heels Down; The horse riding basic that many riders and equestrians misunderstand
May 25 • 13 min
It’s probably one of the first things you were told on your first ride. It is also, for many riders, a misunderstood concept. The truth of ‘heels down’ is that once you can correctly master it, it is an absolute game-changer for everything else in your…
Connection in Your Riding; Seat and Leg Aids
May 18 • 14 min
Have you ever thought about what you can feel, in the saddle as you ride your horse? The physical connection points you have with your horse each time you’re in the saddle. Often we can become so caught up with our aids and what we ‘should’ be doing, that…
Getting Back to Regular Riding After a Break? Listen to this first…
May 11 • 13 min
So, you’ve been out of the saddle? And now - you’re ready to get back on the horse. Today I want to help you navigate a few of these potential sticking points so that you can make this transition back to regular riding as enjoyable and resistance-free as…
Your Canter to Trot Transition
May 4 • 12 min
The canter to trot transition is the one transition that so many riders don’t ever think about until they are in the midst of it. So much focus and attention are put into getting into the canter. ‘Getting out’ is left to chance Today I want to give you a…
5 Essentials When You Become Trainer for You and Your Horse
Apr 20 • 12 min
Many riders are having to now begin, maybe for the first time, to be the trainer, the instructor, the chief planner, as well as the rider. Progress doesn’t just happen. There are a few essentials that must be regularly visited in order to maintain…
Successfully Working with an Online Equestrian Coach or Trainer
Apr 13 • 11 min
The ‘new normal’. I have been training & coaching riders online for 7 years now, long before Zoom was a household name! In that time I have discovered a few key areas that determine whether or not a rider will benefit from online coaching. If you are…
Building Confidence in Yourself as an Equestrian
Apr 6 • 13 min
Confidence is trusting yourself and your abilities to handle the situation you find yourself in. Right now, we are all finding ourselves in a situation that we have never before found ourselves in. The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the landscape for most…
Horse Riding through Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Mar 30 • 13 min
This is probably the first time in history that all equestrians find themselves grappling with the same thing. Ironically it has nothing to do with horses and yet it is directly or indirectly impacting almost every rider… Lockdowns, socially isolating,…
Making Progress in Your Riding While Part Leasing a Horse
Mar 23 • 12 min
For many riders, part leasing, renting or sharing a horse is an affordable way to make horse riding possible. With the current turn of events around the globe, I think that many more riders will turn to this method of ‘horse ownership’. In this episode of…
Navigating these Unusual Times as an Equestrian
Mar 16 • 11 min
Things are moving fast. There is an energy that seems blended with so much of what is happening right now, and it is not beneficial energy. So, what can you, as an equestrian, do to get through this with grace and compassion? Quite a few things actually.…
Developing Your Seat in the Canter
Mar 9 • 13 min
The canter can be confusing for many riders. Especially what to do with your seat in the canter. How can you begin to develop a more effective seat in the canter? I think that canter is the gait that separates ‘fit’ riders from ‘unfit’ riders. It is more…
Developing a Rhythm for Your Progress in the Saddle
Mar 2 • 11 min
Success has a rhythm. And, as an equestrian, I know that you know a fair bit about rhythm already. As riders, we spend a lot of our time, whether mindful or not, focusing on rhythm. It is one of the most basic principles when it comes to riding. Rhythm is…
1137 - 4 Ways Your Hands May Be Wrong While Riding
Feb 24 • 13 min
This is the Goldilocks episode… Too much, too little and ‘just right’ will come up repeatedly as I begin talking about your hands when you are riding. The reason I recorded this episode is due to so many riders struggling with their hands. They are trying…
1136 The ‘Messy Middle’ in Horse Riding
Feb 17 • 12 min
Have you ever begun sorting something out, a room or a wardrobe perhaps? Halfway through, you find yourself in the middle of a bigger mess than when you began the process. In fact, it is usually at this point that you begin asking yourself why did you…
1135 - 3 Steps to Better Canter Transitions
Feb 10 • 12 min
In this episode of the Daily Strides Podcast, I want to cover a topic that I feel so many riders struggle with. Successful canter transitions. I’m going to give you 3 simple yet effective actions that you can implement today, which I guarantee you will…
1134 Out of Planning and Into Action
Feb 3 • 12 min
So, are you still on track? As I write this we’re officially one month into the new year, the new decade, and I am wondering if you are still on track with any goals you set for yourself four or five weeks ago. If you are, give yourself a pat on the back!…
1133 The Engaged Halt
Jan 27 • 12 min
In today’s episode of the Daily Strides Podcast, we are diving into all things ‘halt’. But not just any old halt; I want you to use this information, starting on your very next ride, to begin working on developing a more engaged halt for you and your…
1132 Let’s Work Together on Your Trot
Jan 20 • 17 min
Are you open to having a little fun together today in your riding? If so, I have created this episode of the Daily Strides Podcast for you to listen to as you ride your horse. I have also linked to other past episodes that will help you with your trot and…
Returning to Riding - Focusing on the Basics
Jan 13 • 12 min
You’ve decided to refocus your attention on your riding. But knowing what to do and where to focus your attention can seem a little daunting. If we were working together, either online or in-person, there are a few essentials that I would begin asking you…
Boundaries; How They Work for You In Your Riding
Jan 6 • 13 min
Have you ever had a horse step on your heel while you were leading them? Or maybe it was your toe while tacking up or grooming? These are pretty memorable experiences due to the amount of pain they cause! Boundaries are so important when it comes to…
5 Actions to Your ‘Better Version’
Dec 30, 2019 • 13 min
Can we sit down and have a quick and honest conversation? If you’re game, let’s go! As I write this, we are on the brink of a new year and a new decade. The timing seems ripe for making some serious changes in your riding and your approach to riding. I…
Groundwork; Take a Walk with Your Horse
Dec 23, 2019 • 7 min
Have you ever considered all the different ways you communicate with your horse, every day? All of the aids you have at your disposal to ask your horse to do things the way you want him to do things. Imagine if you could become a little more mindful about…
Your Mindset; What Do You Believe About Your Riding?
Dec 16, 2019 • 11 min
I am fascinated by how our minds work. Meeting and chatting with riders for the first time is one of my favorite things to do. I pay close attention. I love listening to the stories they tell me about themselves and their riding. So many riders have…
Weight Aids & Using Them With Intention & Focus
Dec 9, 2019 • 14 min
Weight aids are often overlooked and underused by many riders. I want to help you begin to see how powerful your weight aids have the potential to be in your riding. I also want to use your weight aids to see demonstrate how power intention and focus have…
Improving Your Riding with Your Light Seat
Dec 2, 2019 • 13 min
Have you ever considered how much you are either helping or hindering your horse when you’re riding? Do you wonder what you could do, today, to begin improving your influence in the saddle? Well, I am going to give you something fun to do in the saddle…
1124 Which Type of Rider Are You?
Nov 25, 2019 • 12 min
I believe that every rider or equestrian can be put into one of two categories. I know, a pretty big generalization! However, from working with thousands of riders, I have yet to meet someone who does not fall into one or the other. Knowing which category…
1123 Taking Action on What You Learn in Your Riding
Nov 18, 2019 • 11 min
Learning is great. As a rider or equestrian, there is a never-ending stream of knowledge out there just waiting for you to dive into and begin exploring. However, learning can sometimes be the very thing that holds riders back from making progress in…
1122 Overcoming Plateaus In Your Riding Progress
Nov 11, 2019 • 14 min
It is inevitable. All riders find themselves there at some point in their riding journey. The point where progress stalls and the comfort of the plateau is no longer what they are looking for. Recognizing that you are feeling a little stuck is the key to…
1121 A Map for Progress in Your Riding
Nov 4, 2019 • 13 min
Having a map often simplifies the journey. It helps plan a clear route from A to B. Riding is a journey. And so many riders want a map or a plan to follow for progress in their riding. Well, hold your horses! What if I was to tell you that there is a map…
1120 4 Ways to Work Your Horse when Time is Short
Oct 28, 2019 • 12 min
It is that time of the year. Winter has arrived meaning lack of daylight, warmth and ideal riding weather. Riders have to begin changing their approach if they are to move forward with their riding. Upcoming holidays and Christmas means flexibility is the…
1119 | 4 Essentials to Get Started with Lunging that will Help Your Riding
Oct 21, 2019 • 13 min
Lunging is one of those rare things to do with horses that has a pretty low ‘barrier to entry’. Getting started is pretty easy and ‘do-able’ for most riders. All that is needed is a few essentials . Get more here https:/stridesforsuccess.com/episode1119/…
1118 | Engaging Your Horses Core
Oct 15, 2019 • 15 min
So how do you know if your horse is really engaged? For many riders, we know that it is important, however, we struggle to make it happen consistently. When your horse’s core is engaged, it means that energy is able to flow through your horse’s body.…
1117 | Riding a Horse that Tosses or Throws his Head
Oct 15, 2019 • 14 min
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1116 | Riding A Horse That Rushes Jumps
Sep 30, 2019 • 12 min
‘Does your horse go from 0 to 120 in half a stride whenever he sets his sights on a jump? If so, you will probably agree with me that jumping is definitely not the thing you find most enjoyable to do with your horse! In fact, very often it can feel…
1115 | 3 Areas that Can Change Everything in Your Riding
Sep 23, 2019 • 13 min
So how do you become a ‘better’ rider? What should you be focusing on in order to make progress regarding your communication skills in the saddle? I believe there are three specific areas that, if you work on, you can really begin to see a difference in…
1114 | Having Realistic Expectations for Your Riding
Sep 16, 2019 • 13 min
The conversations with your horse begin with the conversation going on in your head. Your conversation with yourself. So many riders create stories to explain why things are the way they are. We do this with all the elements of our lives. The unfortunate…
1113 | How to Keep Your Heels Down When Riding
Sep 9, 2019 • 14 min
It is possibly one of the first things you heard when you initially took up the reins. Yet, it is one of the most enduring struggles riders have in the saddle. And even when it is mastered on the flat, it seems to crop back up again when a jump is…
1112 | Where is the Beginning with Your OTTB ex-racehorse
Sep 2, 2019 • 12 min
Where should I start? Have you ever found yourself wondering about this with your horse? The beginning is the obvious answer. However, sometimes the beginning is not as simple to pin-point. This is especially true with it comes to your ex-racehorse or…
1111 | Creating an Initial Program for Your OTTB ex-Racehorse
Aug 26, 2019 • 13 min
Do you have an OTTB or ex-racehorse that has just made the transition from the racetrack? Or maybe your thoroughbred has been with you for a while, but you’re just struggling to make progress and move forwards in your training together… Ex-racehorses or…
1110 | Riding a Laid Back or Lazy Horse
Aug 19, 2019 • 13 min
Some days does it feel like a mammoth task just to get your horse to put one foot in front of the other? He has no motivation whatsoever to do anything with any hint of enthusiasm or energy… But first, I want to be clear; the term ‘lazy’ is not one that I…
1109 | The Basics When Working a Green or Young Horse
Aug 12, 2019 • 12 min
The opportunity to work with a young or green horse comes with great responsibility. You have the potential to place a lasting imprint on this horses riding career; and his opinion of being ridden in general. In order to produce a well rounded riding…
1108 | Starting Off on the Right Hoof with Your OTTB
Aug 5, 2019 • 11 min
Do you have an OTTB or ex-racehorse that has just made the transition from the racetrack? Or maybe your thoroughbred has been with you for a while, but you’re just struggling to make progress and move forwards in your training together. more… Happy…
1107 | Riding and Acting; The Connection
Jul 29, 2019 • 11 min
Have you ever considered how, in order to be a good rider, you must be a good actor? Don’t worry too much if you haven’t, you’re not alone… Many riders fail to see the connection between these two things. more… Happy Riding, Lorna Improve your riding…
1106 | What is Balance in Riding
Jul 22, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- What this episode is all about and how it can help you:- Realise what true balance is when riding See that both you and your horse are responsible for balance
1105 | Your Independent Seat is a Result of Your Independent Aids
Jul 15, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- What this episode is all about and how it can help you:- Get clear on what an independent aid isn’t! Understand what an independent aid is… Get started developing your independent seat Realise that it…
1104 | Showing Up as Trainer For Your Horse
Jul 8, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Realise that contact is a result of other things Understand what ‘forwardness’ is and why it is so important See the role you play in the forward and the contact See how it should be present in every…
1103 | Forwardness is Essential for Contact
Jul 1, 2019 • 14 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Realise that contact is a result of other things Understand what ‘forwardness’ is and why it is so important See the role you play in the forward and the contact See how it should be present in every…
1102 | Having A Plan For Each Ride
Jun 24, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what inside and outside are when it comes to your aids Take the confusion out of applying your aids correctly Get started reframing how you think and apply your aids Think and ride with…
1101 | Understanding Your Inside and Outside while in the Saddle
Jun 17, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what inside and outside are when it comes to your aids Take the confusion out of applying your aids correctly Get started reframing how you think and apply your aids Think and ride with…
1100 | What Not to Do When Riding a Fresh Horse
Jun 10, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand why you need to remain relaxed Make sure you have a plan before you begin Refrain from the one thing most riders do which actually makes things worse…! Consider why ‘out’ is often better…
1099 | Considerations when Looking for Your New Horse
Jun 3, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Get clear on your goals & your resources before starting your search Realise how important it is to do your ‘groundwork’ first, before riding Overcome resistance to riding a ‘new horse’ Make a better…
1098 | Using Lateral Work to Improve Your Walk
May 27, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Recognise what a ‘stuck’ walk looks and feels like Understand why the walk can so easily deteriorate in horses See the benefit of using lateral work to begin improving the walk Start to become more…
1097 | Using the Centre Line to Stratigically Improve Your Riding
May 20, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Know how you are riding the centre line at the moment Realise that you and your horse are one ‘container’ Understand what a channel is in your riding Use your centre line to develop your overall…
1096 | Using Your Voice as an Effective Aid in Your Riding
May 13, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand why your voice works, regardless of discipline Begin using tone to help convey your message Use your voice to reward your horse Understand how to ‘wean’ your horse off of your voice Imagine…
1095 | Making the Most of Riding in a Smaller Space
May 6, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Get clear on the actual size of your riding space Improve your accuracy when riding Realise why markers are so important when working within a limited space Use riding in a smaller space as a way to…
1094 | Identifying Causes Versus Symptoms in Your Riding
Apr 29, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Recognise how confusing the two can lead to you becoming ‘stuck’ Understand what a symptom is Realise that this confusion can impact both horse and rider Use the ‘Because’ line of thought to identify…
1093 | Responsibility is a Two Way Street for Horse and Rider
Apr 22, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Become clearer on what you are responsible for when riding Learn what your horses responsibilities are when being ridden Realise that correcting and controlling are two very different things Begin…
1092 | Taking a No Nonsense Approach to Napping
Apr 15, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand why napping can become a learned ‘go to’ behaviour for your horse See how seemingly ‘little things’ can quickly escalate to ‘bigger things’ Use your horses short concentration span to your…
1091 | Building Accountability into Your Riding
Apr 8, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Become clearer on what you are responsible for when riding Learn what your horses responsibilities are when being ridden Realise that correcting and controlling are two very different things Begin…
1090 | 3 Ways You Are Ruining Your Transitions From Trot to Canter
Apr 1, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand why a good transition means a better canter all round Begin working on better timing of the ‘ask’ Realise how gripping with your legs is negatively impacting the transition Ride smoother,…
1089 | Why Groundwork is the ‘Bookends’ to Your Riding
Mar 25, 2019 • 11 min
In this episode:- Understand why groundwork is essential when working with your horse Begin thinking about the importance of your position when on the ground Realise that your horse might not know what you are asking or saying Start becoming more mindful…
1088 | Simplifying Your Plan when Working Two Horses
Mar 18, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Figure out how to choose a theme or topic Be specific about what you are going to do with each of the two horses Align your schooling with the goals for each of the two horses Understand that…
1087 | Long Lining as a Tool in Your Riding
Mar 11, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what long lining is Be clear on the necessary ‘prerequisites’ The benefits of having a competent ‘helper’ Get started with the basics in long lining Have you ever tried your hand at long…
1086 | Why Progress Can Feel Uncomfortable in Your Riding
Mar 4, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Recognise that new can often mean uncomfortable Think differently about ‘upgrading’ your riding Begin to make room for improvement Have appreciation for what has got you this far in your riding Have…
1085 | Applying the Click Your Fingers Rule to Your Riding
Feb 25, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Use this simple ‘rule’ in your day-to-day riding Know ‘when’ to apply this rule in your riding Begin to take responsibilities for your own balance in the saddle Make the necessary transition in your…
1084 | Riding Through a Bend Understanding Your Role
Feb 18, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Realise that you do not ‘turn the horse’ Set up circumstances that will help make each bend successful Understand that you have to ‘allow’ your horse to actually ride through the bend ‘Support’ your…
1083 | Staying with Your Horse Over Jumps
Feb 11, 2019 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the importance of a solid position to begin with Realise that timing is everything when it comes to jumping with your horse Feel motivated to learn ‘how’ your horse jumps Get started…
1082 | The Link Between Your Coordination and Your Horses Responsiveness
Feb 4, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand how to become more ‘quiet’ in the saddle See the link between independent aids and an independent seat Begin being more mindful about your aids and how you are communicating with your horse…
1081 | Creating a Consistent Monthly Review in Your Riding
Jan 28, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Review each month so that you can make adjustments for the next Use past experiences to build a plan that you can implement and make work in your riding Track some key metrics with regards to your…
1080 | Recognising When It’s Time to Move On
Jan 21, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Recognise some of the red flags that it may be time to make a decision See that holding on to something that is not working is not fair on you or your horse In this episode of the Daily Strides…
1079 | Feeling More Secure About Cantering In Open Spaces
Jan 14, 2019 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Learn how to practice remaining balanced on the transition Understand the importance of a good lower leg position Make small adjustments to help with allowing the canter to happen Figure out how to…
1078 | Socialising Your Horse To Riding In a Group
Jan 7, 2019 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Realise how important it is to choose your friends wisely Figure out how to initially ‘practice’ with your horse Not worry about ‘where’ you are in the group Keep things slow and steady initially Most…
1077 | Planning for Progress in Your Riding
Dec 31, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Goal - especially that is it ‘do-able’ Calendar - figuring out what days you actually can ride this month Themes - the stepping stones that will take you to your goal Exercises - what you will…
1076 | Being a Positive Influence this Christmas
Dec 24, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Spread some positive energy around your equestrian network Identify small and easy to do yet meaningful ideas you can use It’s Christmas…! In this episode of the Daily Strides Podcast I want to give…
1075 | 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Lunging
Dec 17, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- The problem with assuming your horse knows how to lunge Understand why not using your lunging whip can stall your progress Realise that you might just be blocking or stopping your horse See that…
1074 | How Are You Showing Up for Your Horse
Dec 10, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- To understand where the conversation begins How you can influence each ride before you get into the saddle Start thinking about creating different rhythms for different routines Begin ‘checking…
1073 | Why Your Position in Lunging is Everything
Dec 3, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the relationship between your position on the ground & in the saddle Identify the difference between ‘Neutral’, ‘Driving’ and ‘Resisting’ Know when to move into the ‘driving’ position Know…
1072 | The 3 Mistakes Riders Make when Riding the Sitting Trot
Nov 26, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Think different words which will help you to move differently Stop holding on in the sitting trot Understand how to balance rather than ‘grip’ with your legs The sitting trot can be a challenge for…
1071 | Hokey Pokey or Swinging Legs While Riding
Nov 19, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand how you are sitting in the saddle might be affecting everything Realise the disastrous effects this can have on your overall position Focus on ‘feeling’ what your leg is doing in order to…
1070 | Overcoming Resistance while Riding
Nov 12, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what resistance is in your horse Start with taking steps back to simple Realise the importance of rewarding every little positive element Know how far to take each ride Most riders have…
1069 | Avoiding the Trampoline Effect in the Sitting Trot
Nov 5, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the influence of your weight on the approach Learn how to ‘open a door’ for your horse Begin shifting your weight over the fence Effectively school on this to practice it Are you struggling…
1068 | Making a Success of Shorter Riding Times
Oct 29, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Have a plan for what you are going to do Get as much ready as you can in advance Create and stick to a routine that works Learn to say no to distractions…! Many riders find that, from time to time due…
1067 | What Are ‘the-Basics’ When it Comes to Riding
Oct 22, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understanding the conversation is always happening Your position Your Aids Understanding how your horse ‘goes’ The ‘basics in riding’… It sounds like a bit of a list for riders to master before they…
1066 | Landing on the Correct Canter Lead After A Fence
Oct 15, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand the influence of your weight on the approach Learn how to ‘open a door’ for your horse Begin shifting your weight over the fence Effectively school on this to practice it Are you struggling…
1065 | Following and Allowing in Your Riding
Oct 8, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what strength is Figure out how it relates to suppleness Work on straightness to strengthen your horse Notice when things begin to develop Have you found yourself wondering or wishing about…
1064 | Asking for Canter on the Straight
Oct 1, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand why correct flexion is everything Get clear on the role of your seat Use your legs to ‘ask’ the question Actually allowing the horse to actually canter Do you find that canter leads end up…
1063 | Using Your Legs To Create A Channel In Your Riding
Sep 24, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Sitting straight in the saddle Allowing your legs to ‘drape’ Understanding an active aid versus an inactive one Supporting your horse when he needs support Remember back to when you were first…
1062 | Developing Strong Hind Quarters in Your Horse
Sep 17, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Understand what strength is Figure out how it relates to suppleness Work on straightness to strengthen your horse Notice when things begin to develop Have you found yourself wondering or wishing about…
1061 | Dealing with the Horse Who Won’t Listen
Sep 10, 2018 • 12 min
This episode will explain how:- Looks can be deceiving this type of a horse And why I suggest bringing the whole conversation back to basics To create a channel for the ‘forwardness’ You can identify any ‘weak spots’ in your channel We all know one… The…
1060 | Asking Different Questions with Different Types of Jumps
Sep 3, 2018 • 12 min
This episode is all about helping you to use and make the most of:- Crosspoles Uprights Ascending oxers Square oxers Have you found yourself, like many riders, initially thinking about all jumps as being equal? Simply obstacles that are in your way when…
1059 | Using Artificial Aids in Your Riding
Aug 27, 2018 • 13 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Identify the types of artificial aids Know when you need to back up your natural aids Understand the relationship between your inside leg and inside hand when using a whip Follow through and allow…
1058 | Are You Working on Developing Your Leg Aids
Aug 20, 2018 • 12 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Become more respectful with your legs & how it will help the overall conversation Understand why how you apply the aid is so important The difference between ‘loud aids’ and ‘quiet aids’ Develop your…
1057 | Serpentines Making them Work for You in Your Schooling
Aug 13, 2018 • 12 min
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1056 | Building Relaxation Before You Get into the Saddle
Aug 6, 2018 • 13 min
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1055 | Learning to Measure Distances the Easy Way 2
Jul 30, 2018 • 13 min
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1054 | Top 3 Mistakes when it Comes to Groundpoles
Jul 23, 2018 • 13 min
What this episode is all about:- Mistake 1:- Overestimating the amount of poles and complexity of exercise Mistake 2:- Incorrectly mapping the distance or adjustments Mistake 3:- Not realising how much influence you have over your horse If you have been…
1053 | True Impulsion versus Running in Your Riding
Jul 16, 2018 • 11 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- What is impulsion What is necessary for you to maintain impulsion How to know if the energy is “falling out” Working towards consistent impulsion We have all been there… In the saddle and wanting to…
1052 | Working with the Training Scale over Groundpoles
Jul 9, 2018 • 12 min
Groundpoles… So many riders work with them on a regular basis with their horses. However many riders struggle to work on specific areas in their training while using the groundpoles. more… Happy Riding Lorna
1051 | Top 4 Mind set Myths that Hold Riders Back
Jul 2, 2018 • 14 min
What this episode is all about & how it can help you:- Myth No. 1:- Riders are either natural or they’re not Myth No. 2:- ‘Feel’ takes years to learn Myth No. 3:- I need to have… Myth No. 4:- I’ll ruin my horse if… Myths and legends… Most things have few…