This exercise was quite deceiving, going to ride this exercise, myself & Orla were slightly cocky in a sense that we thought it was going to be a simple flatwork exercise, well it couldn't of challenged us more ... This Incognito evil pole exercise tests you, your patience & your horses suppleness! Be aware, it… Continue reading May Flatwork Exercise – Pain in the Pole!
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… Continue reading August Monthly Exercise #3 – The Bend & Flex
Loop the Loop: a simple exercise that helps you work on suppleness, flying changes and your rhythm.
Both Orla & I have run into problems jumping both Dante & Coco in the past. We're definitely making progress but we never stop learning when it comes to these two horses. And we can definitely say without a doubt that our confidence has been tested on a number of occasions when it came to putting these horses over a jump!
Me and Coco are finally starting to see some real progress. From our flatwork to our jumping, we're really starting to click. Check out how we got on with Sue's figure-of-8 jumping exercise.
A great exercise if you're looking to improve your jump off skills!
A quick run down of mine and Coco's second private lesson with Sue Byrne. Here we found a great way of keeping Coco focused and we worked on my ability to read a stride...