Rider’s A to Z Glossary #1

25 Days, 25 Letters of the Alphabet... By popular demand we republish a Rider's A to Z Glossary of technical terms; a  more or less alphabetical Series of rider expressions that, in form of a Rider's Advent Calendar, Rivkah Roth wrote for and posted on her CoachMeToo and Equiopathy Facebook pages in December 2019. 1/A:  … Continue reading Rider’s A to Z Glossary #1

Equestrian: Straightness – Why You May Have it All Wrong

"Straight" is not "|" Straight, but ")" = "(" Even Bend Ever since Prussian dressage master Gustav Steinbrecht (1808 to 1885) demanded, "reite Dein Pferd vorwaerts und richte es gerade" - usually translated into English way-off-the-mark as, "ride your horse forward and straight" - misunderstandings about the goal and the process to reach it have … Continue reading Equestrian: Straightness – Why You May Have it All Wrong