Elite dressage rider Carl Hester’s 35 top tips on everything dressage – from finding the right horse, to training and stable management techniques!
Riding "long and low" allows your horse to stretch through his back and neck, relaxing tight muscles and releasing mental tension. But how does a rider encourage their horse to go "long and low"? Visit www.horsejournals.com/horsewise-learning-long-and-low to read more. Photo: Darlene Brain.
There are so many tricks you can teach your horse. There are all the usual ones like kiss, hug, bow etc, but also have a think about teaching your horse some USEFUL tricks. These can make life a lot easier (and safer) around your horse.