Do you unconsciously choke up on the handle of your dressage whip when you ride? Does your whip hand feel stiffer than your other hand? Do you tense your thumb and pinky finger in order to keep your whip resting on your thigh? Do you have trouble correctly timing your whip aids to the horse’s […]
Do you fall forward when asking your horse for upward transitions? Do you feel floppy on down transitions? Does your instructor tell you to “sit up straight” but you can’t seem to hold the position? Here’s an image that can help you to overcome these common riding problems. The next time you ride, practice some […]
Do you experience crotch pain when you ride? To be blunt, is your underwear bloody when you get off your horse? Do you try to have a three-point seat (pubic bone and both seat bones) but find it painful? Not all riders are built alike, nor can we be so easily grouped into just the […]
#92 Change your Rising Diagonal in the Air Copyright© 2013. All rights reserved. Do you push off your feet in rising trot? Tend to fall back into the saddle? Ride the “down beat”? Have difficulty getting your horse to lengthen his trot stride? Alternating between changing your diagonals sitting and rising can help. When you […]
Is a Safari to Africa on your bucket list? Do you love horses and adventure? Do you have a spouse or friend that doesn’t ride who loves photography and/or nature? “Safari – an expedition to observe animals in their natural habitat” Join me, Wendy Murdoch & Horsing Around International, on a saddle/vehicle safari to the […]
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