Several two-part videos feature in this selection. Classical dressage trainer David Pincus trains yard rider Eli on a Sheepcote homebred youngster, who is learning the correct basic way of going. BHS Fellow Tim Downes brushes up an amateur eventer's dressage focusing on engagement and prolific junior show jumping winner Emily Ward is trained by her father Nick on an exceptional pony that's moving up to contest horse classes and must learn to lengthen his stride to make the distances. Plus dressage trainer Kate Cowell teaches Rocky tempi changes, working on the principle that when you teach a horse a new movement, you keep it small to start with!
Here is a mix of jumping and dressage. Jumping videos include top young GB show jumper Emily Ward working on control with the experienced but enthusiastic Grand Prix horse Witch, Team GB eventer Jeanette Brakewell starting jump training with an ex-racehorse and Italian eventer Alberto Giugni training show jumper Ryan and his youngster in a grid. On the dressage side, renowned German trainer Conrad Schumacher works with Louise Davison and classical dressage trainer David Pincus puts daughter Lucy through her paces!
This month's selection starts with the basics including early training for a youngster with eventer Alberto Giugni. BHS Fellow Tim Downes then explains the Scale Of Training while BHS Fellow, Rob Lovatt, works on a rider's position on the lunge. Dressage rider Kate Cowell uses simple lateral work to increase suppleness for horse and rider and Pammy Hutton puts daughter-in-law Abi through her paces in Advanced work. Classical trainer David Pincus trains daughter Lucy on a home-bred and talented 15 year old Emily Ward does fitness work for show jumpers on the flat. Lots of inspiration and ideas to try with your horse!
Family teams feature in this month's highlights. Leading dressage trainer Pammy Hutton helps daughter-in-law Abbi take on the challenge of tempi changes and canter pirouettes, while father and daughter team David and Lucy Pincus work on horse and rider 'talking the same language', as well as putting Lucy through her paces in sitting trot. Horse Hero's Fiona Price pays a visit to Samsara Equitation to find out how her endurance horse Taz is getting on with his leading edge therapy and Dan Greenwood works with student Rebecca and her talented dressage mare Lissy on establishing the right canter for pirouettes.