Rider Balance on Gaited Horses

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Our lesson was really awesome! The body awareness I learned seems to be what Blaze and I needed to progress. I was able to apply it yesterday at home and Brian said he has never seen Blaze move so well.

Brian’s head was really on fire Saturday, so I rode Jasper yesterday and got a few nice transitions to flatwalk with him. He also offered a trot and didn’t buck! This is all very exciting. I am becoming the rider I have always wanted to be.

Diane – Severn, MD

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. Diane Ayers

    I really like the idea of “Classically Gaited” horses. It sounds really cool, but the experience of riding a classically gaited horse is really extraordinary. My horses are more than just really smooth now, they are sensitive, responsive, strong and balanced, really a joy to ride. I have achieved that close connection they talk about in books, the connection I have always wanted. And it just keeps getting better. Thanks, Kirsten.

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