Use this Murdoch Minute to improve your circles and turns. When you align your head with your pelvis and turn as one, your horse will hear a clear turn signal that will require much less use of the reins. Turning Issues Do you have trouble turning your horse? Feel like he is ignoring you? Look […]
Use this Murdoch Minute to improve your hands and rein contact. When you can make continuous circles with your hand on your back at all gaits, your shoulders will be free to follow your horses mouth on the flat and over fences. Noisy Hands? Do your shoulders get tense when you ride? Have trouble keeping […]
Use this Murdoch Minute to open your hip for a correct outside leg position. When the thigh is in neutral your heel will go back and down toward your horse’s hind foot.
Are you wondering if your saddle fits your horse? Do you find that it keeps shifting when you ride? Do you have to use a breastplate to keep it in place? Does your horse raise his head when you go around a corner or make a turn? Here’s a quick tip to find out if […]
I drew my horse to a line just to the left when suddenly I yelled, “SNAKE!”. An African Spitting Cobra had crawled out from the hole to warm himself in the morning sun.
Use this Murdoch Minute to lengthen your neck and balance your head. When you ride remember the feeling of being long through your neck and balancing with something on your head and always remember to enjoy the ride!