CHAPTER 1: Disturbing or Supporting Movement of the Horse

The primary goal of a rider’s hands is to communicate with the horse and create a smooth, harmonious connection. To do this effectively, it is crucial to understand the difference between disturbing and supporting the movement of the horse. Disturbing the movement refers to actions that negatively affect the horse’s balance, rhythm, and comfort. This

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Anna’s Riding Method: Module 3, e-Book files [EN + PL]

Warmest Welcome to the 3rd Module of Anna’s Riding Method: Relaxation of the Rider’s Hands & Contact! Below you can find links to the English and Polish language version of the Module 3 of Anna’s Riding Method. I share it with you with deep heartfelt trust that it will help you and will support your

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Welcome to the 3rd Module of Anna’s Riding Method! With the 3rd Module of the Anna’s Riding Method course, we invite you to the world of our equestrian technique, which is understandable to both rider and horse, and gives almost immediate results. Such fast and such spectacular results of our riding method are possible because

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CHAPTER 11: Trot as Preparation for Passage and Piaffe

Trot as Preparation for Passage and Piaffe Riders with poor riding techniques have to kill their horses’ movement through the back in order to ride these horses and look like professionals and not socket puppets. Otherwise, they would bounce up and down in the saddle in trot and canter.  The trot without movement of the

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CHAPTER 10: How Your Good Riding Technique Will Immediately Improve the Movement of Your Horse

How Your Good Riding Technique Will Immediately Improve the Movement of Your Horse When people see it happening, they say that it looks like magic happening in front of their eyes. Whenever you improve your riding technique even a little bit, your horse will start to move much better almost immediately. Even small improvements in

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CHAPTER 9: Physical Preparation

Physical Preparation It will be much easier for you to ride your horse using the correct technique when your body is prepared to support you in this quest. Good riding technique requires from a rider a lot of support coming from the thighs and legs to stabilise the seat of the rider. The exercises that

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CHAPTER 8: Saddle

Saddle To ride well, you will need a very good saddle. If you try to ride using a poor-quality saddle, or a saddle unsuitable for good riding technique, then you sentence yourself to years of unsuccessful riding and endanger your and your horse’s health.  A good saddle is the combination of many elements: design, materials,

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CHAPTER 7: Grip

Grip Many products for riders offer a better grip. You can find saddles advertised as “having an extra grip” or breeches with rubber or leather elements for a better grip. You can also buy special glues which you can apply to the sides of your riding boots to hold your legs better in place.  Can it

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CHAPTER 6: How to Stabilise the Seat During Sitting Trot?

How to Stabilise the Seat During Sitting Trot? In the previous chapter, we wrote that we want a horse to be elastic and expressive, and we do not want a horse to be stiff, disengaged or lazy. Because now you know the correct technique of riding posting trot, riding on a horse with big movement

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CHAPTER 5: Why Are Some Horses Easier and Others More Difficult to Ride in a Sitting Trot

Why Are Some Horses Easier and Others More Difficult to Ride in a Sitting Trot The easiest horse to ride in a sitting trot is the one who has no action of the back and minimal action of the legs. When your riding technique is not good, you consciously or unconsciously change every horse into

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