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The pleasure of riding

My riding career has been mostly for relaxtion purposes, doing a little bit of everything. I started to take a liking in Dressage and wanted to refine this skill for me and my horse, James ( an ex race horse). From the beginning it was quite a fight sure he had some physical issues from his old racing days. But we could barely do the basics in Dressage. As a Dentist by trade, I also had my own physical issues. I work in an unnatural postion daily, which, generally left me in a lot of physical body pain, and this I started to accept as the norm. On the riding front this led to me and James bodies fighting one…

Western Style Riders

I met Andrea and Stefan, professional Western Competition riders in Germany, when they were having a number of issues with their riding.  I immediately noticed that there was tension in the riders that was causing restrictions in the horse and this was affecting their performance.  Using my knowledge of body movement between horse and rider we started a corrective processes to make the riders more aware of their impact on the horse. Below is a statement from the riders themselves: Read more: Andrea and Stefan Giesecke