Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 5 To Sit or Not to Sit
Bernie discusses all the different seats one uses on course and where they apply with show ring footage from some of the best Hunter, Jumper & Equitation Riders.
Running Time: 8 minutes and 53 seconds
Conquering Bad Habits – Riding Behind the Vertical
Watch Brian’s journey from riding behind the vertical, out of sync with his mount, to beautifully riding with the motion of the horse. This summer Brian joined Bernie in Southern California at EquestrianCoach Ranch for an intensive workshop. He traveled all the way from Argentina for the chance to ride twice a day for seven days. This video documents his progress and stamps the merits of the American Forward Riding System. He arrived with a habit of sitting behind the vertical on his approach to the jumps. He had convinced himself that this allowed him more time to find a distance, but it really only served to interfere with the horse’s ability to jump and created various other complications on course.
Running Time: 24 minutes and 26 seconds
Jumping With The Motion Versus Jumping Ahead Of The Motion
In this topic Denny thoroughly examines a very common riding fault know as “jumping ahead of the horse.” He explains the reasons why so many riders do this and provides strategies and methods to eliminate this tendency.
Running Time: 21 minutes and 56 seconds
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