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The half halt: a simple guide on how to ride it

US dressage rider, trainer and author Jane Savoie, who passed away in December 2020, explains what this movement is, why it is useful and most importantly, how to…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: improve your balance

A rider’s lack of flexibility, strength and fitness can severely limit their ability to perform, but by following the exercises in our videos, a relatively small investment in…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: strengthen your abdominals

A rider’s lack of flexibility, strength and fitness can severely limit their ability to perform, but by following the exercises in our videos, a relatively small investment in…

Dan Huss – Collection

NRHA Professional Dan Huss demonstrates how he takes a horse through the steps of teaching collection. The post Dan Huss – Collection appeared first on Virtual Horse Help…

Weekly ST #22 | Marijke de Jong Live

Join me on this episode of Weekly ST to discover how to step into the power of the “unknown” and how letting go of the disempowering “I don’t know”…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: improve your leg strength

A rider’s lack of flexibility, strength and fitness can severely limit their ability to perform, but by following the exercises in our videos, a relatively small investment in…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: improve your upper body position

A rider’s lack of flexibility, strength and fitness can severely limit their ability to perform, but by following the exercises in our fitness videos, a relatively small investment…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: improve your flexibility

A rider’s lack of flexibility, strength and fitness can severely limit their ability to perform, but by following the exercises in our series of fitness videos, a relatively…

H&H’s 12 days of fitness: improve your core stability

This video features exercises to improve core stability, flexibility, strength and fitness for riding. This series is brought to you in association with Dee Holdsworth of Dynamic Sports…

Martin Muehlstaetter – Laying the Foundation for the Stop

Martin Muehlstaetter demonstrates the steps that he takes when laying the foundation for the stop. The post Martin Muehlstaetter – Laying the Foundation for the Stop appeared first…

Teaching a young horse to jump with Tina Fletcher

Tina Fletcher, who has produced numerous horses up through the showjumping grades to international level, shares the first part of her tried and tested system for how to…

How to ride in a double bridle

In the right hands, the double bridle is a powerful and versatile tool which gives the rider a huge range of options to refine the rein aid. Here’s…

14 things your trainer might have said — warning: sense of humour required

Library image. Most people who ride horses have frequent riding lessons or training sessions with a riding instructor or coach. The teachers and trainers who take these sessions…

How to use leg pressure when riding a horse: our ultimate guide

In its most basic form, the leg aid is simple. You are asking the horse to yield away from your leg, so using one leg moves the horse…

Kari Klingenberg – First Memory with A Horse

NRHA Professional Kari Klingenberg shares her first memory involving a horse. The post Kari Klingenberg – First Memory with A Horse appeared first on Virtual Horse Help and…

Fencing Your Horse | Does He Really Want You Up There?

If I were to make a list of the most important elements to have built into your horse, ‘fencing’ would be near the top. If you’ve never heard…

Top 10 Benefits of Personal Training

From helping you reach your personal goals, to figuring out how to perform exercises, to getting to the next level, to learning how to support your horse that…

ST Academy Graduates | December 2021

In December 2021, we had 29 Touchstone passes of Scholars in the ST Academy from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK, and…

Coming up in January

Check out our wide variety of classes happening at the ST Academy. It’s the Netflix of Straightness Training: You can watch as much as you want, whenever you…

Scholars | January Enrollment Open

We have opened up January enrollment for Scholars. It’s our monthly coaching program where we coach you live to help you take yourself, your horsemanship, and your life…

Horse Training | Where To Start

Although there are many different ideas, methods, and techniques for training a horse, there are a few imperative elements to start with that should never be neglected. Start…

How To Saddle A Horse

Saddling a horse can sometimes be a struggle. Especially if you are short and have a tall horse. I can’t do anything about that, but I can give…

6 tips to help prevent your horse rushing his fences

Showjumper Sarah Lewis (pictured), who competes up to two-star level and also previously competed to three-star level eventing, shares her advice on how to help prevent your horse…

Human Holidays!

Around this time of the year, the happiness and positivity industry is in full swing. But humans are not designed to be happy all the time. Feeling happy…

ST Instructor Certification | 2021

Every year, our ST Trainee Instructors are an example of what’s possible! They show up. They study. They practice. They progress. They put in all their hunger, heart,…