Forward Down Posture

Forward Down Posture

We differentiate between three positions: forward down, working frame and collection. Suppleness is most important at first, so we usually shift between forward down and a working frame during lungeing. Advanced horses can be worked in collection on the lunge but...
Shoulders in Balance

Shoulders in Balance

Balanced shoulders are an important prerequisite for healthy movement on a circle. Every horse has a natural crookedness and is therefore never fully balanced. This crookedness causes the horse to lean into the circle on one hand and move in a tilted position. Through...
Moving on a circle

Moving on a circle

A good way of moving is an essential precondition for the horse to develop the necessary strength for carrying a rider. That is true for a young horse as well as a mature animal. In order to be successful, we need to understand the difficulties our horse faces when we...
How to fit the cavesson

How to fit the cavesson

In my article „Why use a cavesson at all“ I explain why I recommend using a cavesson for lungeing. How to fit a cavesson correctly Put the cavesson on the horse and adjust first for correct length. The nose piece should sit about 1 to 3 fingers’ width below the cheek...