Tagged with Lower leg

Heels Down

I have been researching this for a while now. I hope you find it helpful! HEELS DOWN Why Heels Down? Lengthens leg and calf, which increases contact with the horse’s side, allows better aid communication. Lowers your weight which acts as an anchor for your body, to keep you in the saddle during expected and … Continue reading

Up Up Down

This is a handy little exercise: Up Up Down. When posting at the trot, the rider should go “up down up down” to the beat of the trot. After they have warmed up a few laps of this, ask the rider to go “up up down” – that is, stand for two beats and sit for … Continue reading