Fundamentals of Flatwork – Part 1 – Basic *Chapter 3E
The first of the series, this video outlines a simple, progressive method of flatwork for all jumping disciplines. It focuses on the training of a young or inexperienced horse with the aim to achieve obedience to light rein and leg aids, and assumes the rider is familiar with the proper techniques of riding and jumping. But you do not have to be a highly experienced or seasoned rider because Bernie’s strategies are clear, straight-forward, classic and timeless. The Basic level highlights his favorite exercises that can be incorporated into anyone’s training program.
Running Time: 46 minutes and 25 seconds
Fundamentals of Flying Changes
Here is an in depth look at the building blocks that are required for a perfectly executed flying change. In this topic Bernie breaks down and examines each component of a flying change and demonstrates exercises that will give your horse every opportunity to change leads on cue.
Running Time: 16 minutes and 32 seconds
In this topic Val Renihan breaks down the flying change in order to defuse the horse’s nervous anticipation of the flying change. Her exercises produce the relaxed, supple changes needed for winning equitation and hunter rounds.
Running Time: 15 minutes and 13 seconds
Setting Up The Lead Change
In this session Team Karazissis describe & demonstrate exercises that establish direct communication to the three main parts of the horse & stimulate the haunch in order to facilitate the lead change.
Running Time: 12 minutes and 21 seconds
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