Panel Expert: Bernie Traurig
Here are the videos I recommend:
New to the EquestrianCoach.com video website? Use coupon code ECBLOG when you checkout to get 50% off any of these videos on a pay-per-view basis.
Landing the Lead for Seamless Bending Lines
With demonstrations by Grand Prix rider, Darragh Kenny, and Medal & Maclay winner, Hayley Barnhill, Missy shows us the exercise that she uses to encourage both her equitation horses and jumpers to land on the correct lead in bending lines. For equitation, this adds to the fluidity of a round and for jumpers it offers greater efficiency.
Running Time: 6 minutes and 38 seconds
Landing On The Proper Lead
John French discusses and demonstrates exercises that perfect landing on the correct lead for that extra edge in a hunter class.
Running Time: 18 minutes and 23 seconds
In this session Team Karazissis describe & demonstrate your many options when it comes to correctly navigating bending lines. Including how to land on the lead after the first fence for a smooth bend.
Running Time: 17 minutes and 23 seconds
Jim’s topic also covers how to encourage a horse to land on the lead.
Join Jim Hagman and his rider Katie Gardner aboard the beautiful young hunter, Crush, as they demonstrate one of Jim’s favorite exercises. This oval exercise has multiple benefits, helping the rider to sharpen lateral and diagonal aids, fine tune stride adjustment while brightening the horse’s jump and landing the lead.
Running Time: 9 minutes and 56 seconds
Stacia’s topic also covers how to encourage a horse to land on the lead.
The Pinwheel Exercise
Equitation championships call for precision. One necessary ability the rider must posses is the ability to “lock-in” bending lines. Stacia Madden’s brilliant, yet simple, Pinwheel Exercise is designed to hone these crucial skills for both horse and rider.
Running Time: 13 minutes and 35 seconds
Have Something You Want to Ask Our Panel of Experts?
Ask The Experts is the ultimate way to get help from the top professionals in the equestrian industry without leaving the comfort of your home. This service is available to Monthly, Annual and Lifetime Members of EquestrianCoach.com.