'Healthy Happy Horses, Naturally' with Catherine Bird

This is a useful article on looking at your own body – often if a horse doesn’t respond the way I expect it to, then massaging the rider often helps with their balance and that in turn helps with their horse’s movement when ridden.

Official Blog by Aspire Equestrian Riding Academy

SONY DSC We are just freshly back from another great, long weekend in Yorkshire running Aspire Grassroots clinic at Lindrick Livery – it is a little bit of a trek up North from South East hence few quiet days on the blog.

It might be a short post today but I hope useful nevertheless. There are certain issues we all have in the saddle that I find are best addressed off-horse and since those issues are so repetitive and span various riding levels (and come up in Aspire blog’s search stats all the time) I thought it might be good to chat about them 🙂

1. OVERRIDING LATERAL MOVEMENTS

If you find it difficult to break the habit of aiding too frequently, losing your balance through overriding, collapsing in your waist due to too much strength you put into a leg yield or weight shift or you revert to manhandling your horse sideways by…

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Comments on: "Improving Your Riding Off Horse – few things that are good taken care of on the ground…" (2)

  1. Thank you for reblogging! Glad you found it useful 🙂
    All the best,
    Wiola

  2. You’re welcome – this post was definitely worth sharing 🙂 I expect the readers who follow the link will find other valuable posts too.

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