Trainingscale: 3. Contact

Feb. 15, 2019 by

Contact betwee the rider`s hand and the horse`s mouth is a much discussed topic. The German word for contact is such an excellent descriptive word. Literally translated it means “leaning against”. As you can imagine, it has nothing to do

Suppleness

Feb. 7, 2019 by

The last blog post dealt with rhythm of movement / tact – the first point of the “scale of training”, its different aspects and which factors influence the rhythm of the horse. In this blog contribution, I would like to

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Rhythm but little sense of tact?

Oct. 13, 2018 by

Tact is something we riders need so badly. Rhythm or tact is the first point on the training scale in all types of horse training, whether English, Spanish or Western. The FN describes it as a regularity of steps and