Pull, twist, cluck, resist.
If you think domination is good horsemanship, you’re wrong. Seeing your horse cower underneath you is ugly.
In a normal week I probably suggest, chirp, cajole, beg, and sometimes yell- the word forward at least 3 million times. This week it’s twice that, and I’m not even to my busiest lesson days yet. Sometimes I mix in some clucking noises for variety. Not that I am complaining. Not a bit. I owe … Read more
THROUGH. In the dressage world, the term Through is much debated, sometimes misunderstood, and deeply desired reality. Through is a free flowing movement, from back to front, and should include a positive mental/emotional state. It is naturally occurring, but can be illusive to create under saddle. Fluid. Dynamic. Relaxed. Powerful. Effortless. The perfect marriage of … Read more