Building Confidence in Combinations
Step by step Bernie takes us through a gymnastic that is designed to build the horse’s confidence when negotiating combinations. The horse featured in the video has a history of stopping in combinations, but with Bernie’s help, she overcomes her anxiety.
Running Time: 10 minutes and 57 seconds
Fundamental Gymnastic – Helping Horse and Rider with Balance
This video demonstrates the use of a gymnastic line to help horse and rider develop balance. This can be very useful to help strengthen areas of weakness in both horse and rider. The degree of difficulty can range from beginner horse or rider through advanced, depending on fence height and distance between the jumps. A good “set of eyes” on the ground is also very important.
Running Time: 9 minutes and 24 seconds
Shortening And Lengthening Exercises Over Jumps
Join Julie Winkel & her students as they demonstrate exercises designed to shorten & lengthen the horse’s stride within lines. Julie discusses strategies to execute lines that present different types of distance challenges. Practice of these exercises provides additional benefits that include improved rider/horse communication and sharpening of the rider’s eye.
Running Time: 27 minutes and 19 seconds
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