Six Steps to A Schooled Horse
Relaxation, Rhythm, Contact, Straightness, Impulsion, CollectionBook - 2009
Features a step-by-step training program for horse and rider. This title includes practical explanation and riding exercises that provide a framework for achieving the six elements of a schooled horse, identified as: relaxation, rhythm, contact, straightness, impulsion, and collection.|This is a step-by-step training program for horse and rider blending together one of the most successful schooling systems in the world and the cutting edge principles of equitation science.The highly respected German Scales of Training, which aims for lightness and self-carriage in a calm, settled horse is the basis of the system which, combined with clear instruction, makes the technique accessible to anyone.Practical explanation and riding exercises provide a framework for achieving the six elements of a schooled horse, identified as: rhythm, looseness, contact, impulsion, straightness and collection.Clearly defined qualities and standards to aim for at every stage allows measurable progression and provides reassurance that help is always at hand should something go wrong.
Publisher: Cincinnati : Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 798. 23 MCB
Characteristics: 152 p. : chiefly ill. (mainly col.)