What’s First? Rhythm or Relaxation? Rhythm, Relaxation (suppleness) & Strength These are the three pillars of performance, according to the HDV12 German Cavalry Manual—original source of the Training Scale. Gymnastic training—creating strength and agility in the horse—paired with careful education is precondition for a healthy equine athlete. This […]
Saddle fit challenges and problems from saddle fit are a common theme in barns all over: Back problems in the horse Rider sitting uncomfortably or behind the movement Compensatory problems in response to wrong saddle fit, such as contracted top lines, etc. Partly, our modern saddle fit dilemma […]
How do horses perform best over jumps? How are they most willing and efficient? Has the ‘forward seat’ changed? Read more…
No matter what your riding aspirations are – it’s been done and perfected before! Benefit from the knowledge of the old masters, neatly packaged in a clear and concise guideline, the HDV12 German Cavalry Manual for Training Horse & Rider.