The Repeat Ethos
This audio opens the mind to not just the frequency of each exercise ridden, but how to factor in recovery days from training, understanding your horses responses and how to interpret signs of over training.
By thinking and processing as riders we can improve our aiding, lower session intensity and help prevent repetitive strain injury.
(Length: 58 mins)
Ever wondered why some days you don’t seem to get the best results from your schooling session, well this audio aims to enlighten you with the thought process to bring steady correct development.
We all know that in order to learn something we have to master it through practice, but considered how this impacts on your horse’s mentally and physically development is the key to his longevity.
Making the Right Connection
This detailed download helps you create the right connection giving you unique exercises with insightful comparisons, guiding you through transitions and sensory aid reactions.
(Length: 40 mins)
If you have enjoyed Alison’s detailed downloads you won’t be disappointed by her sixth release for iRide, “Making the Right Connection”.
This download will enhance every combination at what ever level with unique exercises focused on containment of energy, enhanced balance and creating a supple round back, this is a real gem.
Starting from correct aiding from walk halt walk, tips on extending and collecting the walk along with developing the half halting aid that is carried through all paces and levels of training.
This is a must have download with detailed analogies giving you the inspiration and confidence to succeed!
Pair this download with “Balanced Canter Transitions” and you will truly improve your core stability, enhancing your horse to take more weight onto his hind legs and developing greater engagement.
Every time you listen to this download you will glean another useful training tip, “Making the Right Connection” will be one you will return to again and again.
Simple Steps to Long and Low
Working long and low is frequently talked about but too often assumed that every rider can achieve it!
With exercises for all types of combinations, Alison discusses straightness, rider's posture and correct aiding, and with clever analogies, develops a partnership that works long and low through a supple back and with the horse's shoulder staying up.
(Length: 45 mins)
Working Long and low correctly helps to develop elasticity through the horse's body attaining a looseness to the paces whilst remaining in balance. Common mistakes are covered such as lowering the neck with the hands and pushing your horse onto the forehand.
Alison breaks down the correct aiding to create a horse with a supple body that steps through to the rein elastically, with a shoulder that stays up.
If you have enjoyed The Circle of Contact and Making the Right Connection, this is truly your next step to enhancing the paces and gaining another huge tool in your training box!
This download also covers the correct giving and retaking of the reins, half halts through moments of collection in trot and various suppling exercises suitable for all levels.
Pair this download with The Circle of Contact and Making the Right Connection and you will see huge improvements in your postural awareness and effective aiding.