7 Tips For An Inviting Contact

If you want to ride your horse on the bit, you need to be sure that you offer an inviting, sympathetic contact. After all, he’s not going to want to step into a contact that “punishes” him. Here’s a checklist for you to go through to make sure you offer your horse...

Keep Your Shoulders Over Your Hips

To ride in good balance when riding your horse, keep a good plumb line with your shoulders directly over your hips and over your heels. Many riders lean behind the vertical (especially in trot extensions!) because they think they’re driving their horses more forward....