Planning on doing a bit of riding over the festive season? In need of a few ideas? Here’s a selection that should keep you busy whatever your plans may be.
No school? No problem! Nothing is impossible if you want it enough. Check this out – http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/09/working-out.html
Whether you’re at a show or schooling at home your warm up sets the standard for the rest of your session. Check this out – http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/12/use-your-head-to-warm-up.html
If the weather is against you or you’re just not in the mood for circles try this - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/01/when-you-know-you-should.html
But don’t forget – if you’re out for a hack to enjoy yourself – let your horse do the same! Check this out - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/06/on-bit-or-on-buckle.html
Is your horse on box rest? Isn’t that just typical when you have time to ride?! Don’t waste time worrying about it. Put your feet up, grab a mince pie or two and try this – http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/05/think-about-it.html
Is your horse -
Or just plain average? - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/04/c3-could-try-harder.html
Don’t forget that your horse’s problems are often caused by you! Try this (your body) -http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/10/pull-up-to-ride-forward.html
Or this (your hands) – http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/07/light-in-your-hand-not-non-existent.html
Or this (your legs) - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/03/theres-more-to-legs-than-kicking.html
Have you got a dressage show looming? - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/p/prepare-to-improve-your-score.html
Fancy a go at lateral work? Try this easy exercise - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/05/one-step-at-time.html
Want to know how to get your horse on the bit? Try this - http://schoolyourhorse.blogspot.com/2011/03/on-bit-or-off-it.html
The main aim of schoolyourhorse was to give all riders ideas and inspiration. Hopefully there’s something on here for everyone but if you can’t find what you’re looking for there are at least another 50 waiting to be read. Key your problem in to the search box and see what comes up.
Happy Christmas and enjoy your schooling!