This training series on YouTube is a few years old, but good training advice never goes out of style. In this clip, Heidi Woodhead of DHI Event Horses advises us on our body position when working particularly with young horses on cross country. Our position has an effect, for better or worse, on our horses, so when training a horse it’s important to be stable.
A few takeaways from this video:
- It’s important to use undulation and uneven ground for training
- Practice galloping/cantering out of the saddle to strengthen your gallop position
- Allow your body’s balance going with that of your horse
Of course, these tips are applicable no matter what, so take a look and listen — and check out the rest of the training tips here.