Dressage Between The Jumps Book

Dressage Between The Jumps Book

I’m excited to announce that after several Covid shipping delays, Dressage Between the Jumps is finally here! And because you’ve been waiting so patiently, I’m offering a special promotion. Orders received October 10th to 31st will receive a SPECIAL BONUS – The...

Shoulder-In

Shoulder-in is the father of all the advanced lateral exercises. What I mean by advanced lateral exercises are exercises like shoulder-in, haunches-in, half pass, walk pirouettes, and canter pirouettes. Shoulder-in does a lot of different things. It is a straightening...

How To Loosen The Poll

  Here’s an exercise to supple your horse’s poll. Start in the halt on the rail so you can check that you’re keeping your horse’s body absolutely straight. If he’s straight, his body is parallel to the rail from nose to tail. When you start to...

Breathe Your Way to Relaxation

One of the many reasons deep breathing helps you to relax is that it allows you to move from a Beta state to Alpha state. When I refer to Beta and Alpha states, I’m talking about the oscillations of your brain waves. When you’re in a Beta state, the oscillations are...

Put Your Horse On The Bit

To put your horse on the bit, use what I call the “connecting aids”. The “connecting aids” are a combination of three ingredients that you’ll maintain for about three seconds—the length of time it takes you to inhale and exhale: Those three ingredients are the: ....

2 Simple Tips To Help You Stay on a Bucking Horse

The most important thing to know when you find yourself riding a horse with a sudden desire to kick his heels up is that there are two main rules that will help keep you safe: RULE #1: Heads Up! Both of you: horse and rider. When your head and eyes go down so will...