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Your psoas muscles need developing.
Also, open the chain hook on the off side so you can center it. Investing in a lip strap or lip chain will keep the curb chain from getting lost.
Check to see if the bradoon is hitting the upper teeth. the curb has to clear the lower ones, and ideally the bits lie one above the other, not together.
At two a youngster may not have sprouted withers, so the back could look straight or roached. Maybe when the withers pop the back will look more normal.
It is hard to slide your leg back correctly for flying changes and lateral work when the leather is being held in place by your thigh and the flap. A student of mine struggled with changes until I...
Greg Paxson will be taking over as interim Huntsman. Contact the hunt for the cubbing schedule. https://www.facebook.com/riverhills.foxhounds
Check Amazon for works by Hans von Blixen-Finike.
We've had good luck shopping on the used page: http://stubbennorthamerica.com/product-category/saddles/used-dressage-saddles/
A Stubben can usually be found on E-Bay for @$250 to $500. They are a great starter saddle and last forever.
Maybe this will help: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMLUWeJZwwo
If I wanted an Oldenburg, Hanoverian, Danish, Dutch I would go to Europe to shop. I think most riders feel the same, given the number of discussions about the problems of marketing domestic...
Why is everyone here in the US so eager to register their foals and have their mares inspected with foreign registries?
I was once told @ 80 % of horses have some sort of arrhythmia
We love the Stubben saddles with the upswept panels instead of the gussetted panels for horse and ponies with short backs.
At first I thought you needed a psychic..... Do mediums on a 20 meter circle and use the shoulder in to develop better balance, engagement and rhythm in both the upward and downward transitions. Do...
He sounds bored! Add some cross training to improve overall fitness and put some fun in his routine.
Buy proven bloodlines from your discipline of choice, and keep in mind that baby behavior may have little to do with ride ability. And by proven bloodlines, choose something that has been successful...
If you run your youngster off the rhythm and try to create extravagant gaits, you may end up spoiling the horses understanding of how to close the base, and make it harder to move up to collection.
We have several American-Flex and Ortho-Flex saddles for exactly that reason. We do have a spare if you are interested.
As we are interested in FEI (excluding young horse classes which equate first through third level) I think Wally Woo Farm certainly has shown success with their lovely WakeUp.
We are a dressage barn and have several prospects that want a more interesting career that includes jumping. We live a few minutes from the big names in Chester County, Pa. PM if you want more...
We use the Genesis Special here and love a: no knee rolls, b: short billets, c:bio-mex seat. Perfect balance point in the Stubbens in general. Don't mind the flatter seat in the Tristan either. Go...
I have heard him lecture at length about table settings and placement of things like a fish fork.
If you have snakes they will help control mice and rats. Live and let live as they were there first. And if you have rats you will be glad to have snakes.