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        07-01-2011, 12:36 AM
    new exercises to practise?

    Hello everyone!!

    I was wondering if anyone had riding exercises for me?

    They can be as simple of complex as you like.

    For exammple one of the things I have been practicing is laying out 2 trot poles about 1 or 2 metres apart and doing figure 8's using these as the middle.

    Does anyone have any new ideas???
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        07-01-2011, 12:39 AM
    TONS of transitions.
    When I have nothing much to do or take an easy day I always work on refining my cues :)
        07-01-2011, 12:43 AM
    Ok good. But I mean like new exercises. Not like transitions or try sitting trot for a lap etc.

    I don't really know how to explain it....

    Thankyou any way
        07-01-2011, 12:49 AM
    You should check out this book
    They give you a 'sneak preview' on the page so you can try/check out some of the exercises in it (where it says "click to look inside" on the picture). I own the book and find it very useful :)

    But eliz gave you good advice, transitions are so so so important.
    Maybe try walk-canter transitions, as something different.
    But they really help the rideability of your horse.
        07-01-2011, 12:54 AM
    Oh yes!! I tried to borrow this from my library but it was a lost copy
        07-01-2011, 12:58 AM
    Green Broke
    I'll try to find it but I have a book like that only it's not jumping.
        07-01-2011, 12:59 AM
    Theres another book that's flatwork/dressage apache. Maybe its that one?
        07-01-2011, 01:08 AM
    Green Broke
    101 Schooling Exercises: For Horse and Rider: Jaki Bell, Andrew Day: Books

    Haha nope it's this one
    I find it helpful for ideas
        07-01-2011, 01:10 AM
    Originally Posted by apachewhitesox    
    There are more of those books than I thought bahaha :p
        07-01-2011, 01:11 AM
    Green Broke
    yeah apparently there is a few others too.

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