Balanced Rider Blog
Thoughts and ideas about riding and training horses
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Saturday, April 3, 2021 07:49 PM
Two incredibly helpful exercises to improve canter. How to ride them and what to watch for. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, February 11, 2021 03:14 PM
Thoughts and ideas regarding light seat in canter from my own experience of riding and teaching it. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:37 AM
Some of my recent favorite quotations that I found reading books and articles More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Friday, January 1, 2021 09:05 AM
Some of the important principles I discovered while teaching horses turn on the haunches/pirouettes and three of my favorite exercises on the subject. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Monday, November 23, 2020 09:04 AM
Half-pass can take years to improve. Two exercises to develop better lift, swing and engagement. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Monday, November 2, 2020 09:03 AM
A different look at rider's balance, how to recognize problems and ideas how to work on them More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Saturday, September 12, 2020 09:02 AM
Exercise from Museler's book "Riding Logic" and my understanding and explanation of his idea of "using the back". More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Saturday, June 20, 2020 09:01 AM
One of my routine type of ground work with young, difficult or wrongly schooled horses. How I do it and why. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 09:00 AM
What it means to practice effectively. A great book on the subject. How it relates to riding. More ...
Posted by Irina Yastrebova on Thursday, February 27, 2020 08:59 AM
New discoveries regarding how to connect the horse properly from back to front, keep him straight and connected, channeling energy through his whole body. More ...
 
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