IN THIS COURSE…
ALIGNMENT & POSITIONCovering stirrup length, leg position, neutral spine, tone and typical positional problems. Includes introduction to stability.
THE SEATCovering seat bone control, seat bone movement, plugging in, weight aids, 'driving with the seat' and supporting your own weight.
RISING TROT MECHANISMCovering how to stabilise the lower leg, how to maintain tempo control, how to land correctly and typical mistakes in rising trot.
DOWNWARD / UPWARD TRANSITIONSCovering upward transitions, achieving smooth transitions, aids in downwards transitions and typical problems.
TURNING AND ASYMMETRYCovering leg, seat and rein aids for turning, typical turning problems and solutions, an introduction to asymmetry issues.
REIN AIDSCovering correctly holding the reins, how to passive resist, turning rein, indirect rein, hand position, rein length and typical errors.
SITTING TROT with Mary WanlessCovering the sitting trot mechanics, pre-requisites, learning strategies and typical problems.
IMPLUSIONCovering tempo control, leg aids, training of the horse, trotting poles and typical mistakes.
CANTER with Mary WanlessCovering sitting to the canter, strike off into canter, typical seat issues (bouncing and seat coming away from saddle) and tempo control.
PROBLEM SOLVING & WRAP UPCovering canter transitions and questions raised by Dressage Training TV members during the course.
RWYM BHSI BSc
Mary Wanless is an internationally renowned coach, and is the author of the Ride With Your Mind books.
She coaches riders at all levels, from relative novices to two of the top 12 US dressage riders, and some of the Canadian Eventing Squad.
She has B.Sc. Degrees in both Physics and Applied Sports Coaching, and holds the BHSI certificate.
DID YOU KNOW THAT MARY:
Rode with the late Nuno Oliveira, and over the years she has spent many months training in Portugal. Mary has ridden in Germany with the late Egon Von Neindorff and has trained in Germany with Hans Heinrich Meyer-Zu-Strohen.
Peter Dove is a RWYM coach and #1 Best Selling Author of Master Dressage – Ride more beautiful tests, get higher marks and have a better relationship with your horse.
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Peter Dove has been riding, teaching and learning dressage for over 25 years. In the 15 years he has been at East Soley EC2000 he has judged and taught combined, some 9000 riders competing at intro to elementary level and beyond. Over the 15 years he has developed systematics ways of explaining how to improve results competing at dressage.
Peter is taught by Mary Wanless BHSI and considers her teachings of rider biomechanics to be one of the main keys to success at all levels of riding and is forever in her debt for all she has taught