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Hand Position and Stabilizing Exercise

Before you use this exercise, you may want to brush up on your hand position. I recommend this article: The Good Riding Hand And now, to help develop good hand posture and stable riding hands, the: Carry a Crop Exercise Have the rider hold a crop or stick across their hands like this: This picture … Continue reading

Hand Position and Independent Seat tips

2 quick reads to share: 1) Colleen Kelly’s “How the Horse Rider Holds Their Hands Can Put the Horse on the Forehand” – this is one good explanation for your hows and whys of hand position 2) Colleen Kelly’s “Independent Seat and Developing Coordination” – try this, you might be surprised…I’m going to be doing it all … Continue reading