Controls of the Horse Part One – Rein Aids
Bernie Traurig demystifies, clarifies and modernizes rein aids and their direct application in the show ring in this video, the first of a two part series. Youʼll learn the proper technique of each rein aid as well as the appropriate circumstances to apply them. By mastering rein aids and using them in conjunction with leg aids, youʼll have a powerful tool at your disposal, resulting in a superior performance. Teaching the rein aids to the horse can be found in the Basic & Intermediate levels of Fundamentals of Flatwork.
Running Time: 20 minutes and 18 seconds
Fundamentals of Flatwork – Part 1 – Basic
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
The Abuse Of The Indirect Rein
Bernie demonstrates the beautiful effects that can be accomplished with the proper use of the Indirect Rein In Front of the Wither and, at the same time, addresses the pitfalls of improper use.
Running Time: 4 minutes and 52 seconds
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