The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: rideastar

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.09 seconds.

  1. Replies
    22
    Views
    874

    Depends upon what the rider is doing. If they are...

    Depends upon what the rider is doing. If they are tilted forward on the front of their seat (crotch), they need to tuck their tailbone under a bit to be more balanced on their seat bones.
    Also, we...
  2. It is SO important to not just judge an...

    It is SO important to not just judge an instructor on their "experience", we have an FEI instructor in my area who (many years ago) rode with some excellent trainers,BUT since then she has gone her...
  3. Me too

    Me too
  4. Replies
    15
    Views
    798

    Great book: the Carl Hester book. the German...

    Great book: the Carl Hester book. the German training manuals, Bengt Ljunquist book, Reiner Klimke cavalletti book,
  5. Lots of interesting stories. I too have a horse...

    Lots of interesting stories. I too have a horse that I started myself and have had some days when I was in tears wondering WTH? But as we have progressed up the levels he has gotten better, his...
  6. Mary Schwentker... lovely rider, lovely person,...

    Mary Schwentker... lovely rider, lovely person, USEA certified maybe willing to travel, not sure.
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,513

    Also... he was probably very uncomfortable, (as...

    Also... he was probably very uncomfortable, (as per chiro) Lungeing would have allowed you to see him move and maybe realize he was not 100%
  8. BTW I wouldn't necessarily say the horse is a...

    BTW I wouldn't necessarily say the horse is a slow developer. Her lack of straightness is in part natural and in part due to never being taught how to supple on both sides. Some horses step under...
  9. There are exercises that can help with this basic...

    There are exercises that can help with this basic straightness issue, but I would strongly recommend getting the help of a qualified trainer, so they can show you what to do, how to do it and when to...
  10. Thread: Fair Hill!

    by rideastar
    Replies
    134
    Views
    9,045

    All the horses I watched over the coffin, made it...

    All the horses I watched over the coffin, made it look easy! That 3rd element was at an angle that needed a very accurate ride. In the 2 star there was a similar brush fence angled sharply after...
  11. Thread: Respect

    by rideastar
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,497

    Lovely

    Lovely
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    683

    I would strongly recommend you wear a helmet...

    I would strongly recommend you wear a helmet instead!
  13. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,029

    Horrifying how ignorant and (probably...

    Horrifying how ignorant and (probably unintentionally) cruel people can be.
  14. Congrats, are you certified by the USEA? ...

    Congrats, are you certified by the USEA? Certification will give you some excellent training on becoming a good instructor and will give you credibility and you'll be on the USEA website. I've had...
  15. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,403

    What I have to say may sound unpleasant but...

    What I have to say may sound unpleasant but everything you have written in this and previous posts says you are treating this horse very poorly. BACK OFF the poor creature, just because he can jump...
  16. Replies
    4
    Views
    447

    PVDA - Christoph Hess Symposium

    Any one going to the Christoph Hess dressage gymnastics symposium this weekend? It sounds like it should be very interesting
  17. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,798

    I have had one 10, and quite a few 9's scattered...

    I have had one 10, and quite a few 9's scattered about in my dressage life. I was completely and utterly thrilled to get those scores, nothing frustrating about getting 9 or 9.5 it gives you such a...
  18. See the other thread: Dressage at Devon - Rosmarin

    See the other thread: Dressage at Devon - Rosmarin
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,099

    Steffen Peters said to Kim last year at Hassler...

    Steffen Peters said to Kim last year at Hassler Dressage, "I need teammates". He said it again this year, he loves this horse and rider. They are an example of good quality horse and excellent...
  20. Rozmarin...lovely. talented young horse

    Rozmarin...lovely. talented young horse
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    843

    Core exercises, will help you the most, as netg...

    Core exercises, will help you the most, as netg said, followed by hip flexibility exercises. Your leg will be better able to drape (think wet towel) when your core is strong and supple and your hips...
  22. I agree she does bring out the best in a horse. ...

    I agree she does bring out the best in a horse. Did you see her ride Uthopia earlier this year? Lovely
  23. I must take exception to the comment about...

    I must take exception to the comment about Certified Instructors not thinking outside the box, and only using a few sets of exercises. You may have had an experience that suggested that BUT having...
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    878

    Yeah

    Yeah
  25. AMEN

    AMEN
Results 1 to 25 of 83
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4