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Equus Core represents, sponsored by Equiwal: Reining. Style, power, elegance! What is Reining exactly? Besides the more traditional English disciplines, we are presented more and more often with the Western style disciplines nowadays in Hungary. Out of a broad list of Western disciplines, one of the most exciting and popular Continue Reading
Three circles are part of every pattern. Two big circles and one small circle. The big circles have to be big and fast. The small circle has to be small and slow. The transition to the small circle works through speed control. That means I make a transition from fast Continue Reading
In every pattern there are two rollbacks. One to the left and one to the right. I stop my horse. Then it’s a fast 180 degree turn and I have to lope again and find my way to the other side of the arena.
Stop and rundown always go together. The rundown is “the road” to the stop. It should be clean and straight. When I come around the corner I start speeding up and I go faster, faster and faster. It should be under control – if possible. The sliding stop is a Continue Reading
The final maneuver we see in most horse activities is a rollback. That is where a horse stops, turns, and then has a lead departure. We need to think about it in three parts. so that the stop is a separate part, the turn is a separate part, and the Continue Reading