The Right Track: Arena Exercises for Riders and Instructors by Sarah Venamore
This is a great handbook for any riding instructor, packed with ideas to help your lessons. With arena exercises designed to fine-tune rider coordination and communication, as well as improve transitions, rhythm, flexion, accuracy, and balance, this indispensable collection of schooling techniques will revitalize flatwork sessions, making them interesting, fun, and above all, effective.
The Right Track includes: Arena patterns ranging from beginner to advanced level Clear diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and tips for applying lessons learned to outside activities Warm-up and cool-down exercises for home and shows Varied practice in all three gaits, including lateral work, lengthenings, and collection Creative ways to implement halts and rein-backs in training regimens A handy spiral binding to allow for practical use in the barn and ringside The perfect "one-hour lesson plan" for instructors.
Spiral paperback, 194 pp.
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