9781570767210

Training and Riding with Cones and Poles Over 35 Engaging Exercises to Improve Your Horse's Focus and Response to the Aids, While Sharpening Your Timing and Accuracy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781570767210

  • ISBN10:

    1570767211

  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2015-04-14
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
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Summary

Training your horse to concentrate on a lesson, bend his body from nose to tail, and pay attention to where he places his feet—whatever your discipline or level of expertise, these are necessary foundation skills. Here you will find an incredibly handy guide to introducing and solidifying these concepts, as well as many others, with exercises using two very basic training tools: traffic cones and ground poles. Incorporating cones and poles in your daily lessons not only provides visual interest and physical guidelines for your horse as he moves around the ring, it also gives you a means of developing accuracy in your schooling figures and transitions. With these exercises, your horse’s movement and response to your aids will certainly improve, but so will your overall riding performance.

Author Biography

Sigrid Schöpe been riding for over 35 years. As a coach to many riders she has become familiar with the various aspects of ground work and gymnastic training. She resides in Monchengladbach, Germany.

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