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Ride with the Seat Trailer

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  • Ride with the Seat - Part 1

    Bettina Hoy teaches a lesson with a 5 year old Holsteiner and from the beginning asks for effective riding, insisting on closed fingers on the reins and a purposeful rising trot. They walk/trot/canter and do sitting trot until…

  • Ride with the Seat - Part 2

    Trotting with no stirrups…They do trot/canter transitions while Bettina helps her with her arm position. At the walk they talk about the use of the moving seat without affecting what the arms are doing. The results can be seen in how the horse moves.

  • Ride with the Seat - Part 3

    Improvement in her position are evident as she picks up her stirrups. As she moves her seat she is encouraged to leave the front door open allowing the horse to move forward. They end the lesson in the free walk and even here the use of the seat is emphasized.