January Ultimate Exercise – Halt, Loop & Go!

This week we are focusing more in on our transition work, incorporating a serpentine in canter. This will bring us forward from last weeks exercise working on our flying changes over our “Figure of Death”, lets see how much your horse has learned!

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January Ultimate Exercise – “Figure Of Death”

There you have it the “Figure of Death” I would be lying if I said this exercise was easy, it certainly was not!

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January Ultimate Exercise – “Trot Til You Drop”

We have 4 fabulous exercises in the pipeline for you guys to try & test out for yourselves. So Feast your eyes below on our first simple, yet effective exercise to ease everyone back into some light work.

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October Monthly Exercise – The Figure of 8

This months exercise incorporates oxers and raised canter poles into a figure of 8. While it sounds relatively simple, certain aspects present their own challenges for different horses.

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Transition Exercise’s For Your Horse

You may have noticed or seen over on our Instagram all my talk about transition work. Well they are the holy grail of everything when it come to putting manners on Dante, that and my instructor gave me loads of homework to do before our next lesson   I have been focusing a lot on…

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September Monthly Exercise – Pole To Pole

I can’t quite get my head around it being the end of September already, doing our August weekly exercises just seemed to make the month fly by even quicker! This month, we decided to focus more on some flat work exercises, I came across this exercises over on our Pinterest account, and it is safe…

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August Monthly Exercise #4 – Achieving a Rhythm

Well its our final August Monthly exercise and I have to say, I’m kind of sad to see this month end. To finish off, we decided again to ask our followers what they wanted to see and once again jumping won out (I’m starting to see a trend here). So the exercise we went with is a fun one that can, as usual, be ridden just on the flat.

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August Monthly Exercise #3 – The Bend & Flex

This weeks exercise was extremely challenging to say the least. There was quite a mixed review regarding doing a flat work exercise or a jumping exercise, so I decided why not do one that benefits both! As Dante progressed through the exercise I could see a huge improvement so hopefully you all will see the…

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August Monthly Exercise #2 – Work That Hind End

Once you are happy with your approach to the flat poles, to challenge your horse more, start raising each pole up into raised poles, I started gradually with every second pole working toward the full row of poles all raised, (I kept them in sequence of right raised left raised the full way through the grid. 

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August Monthly Exercise #1 – Working on Tight Turns

We’ve been doing quite a good bit of jumping recently, with both of us moving up in the heights, so it was great to do an exercise that made us focus on the more technical side of jumping for a change. This was a great exercise to get us working on tightening up those turns after a fence. 

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