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10 December 2020 8:30 am - 11 December 2020 4:00 pm
Darkes Forest Ranch 448 Darkes Forest Road
Darkes Forest, NSW
Long Reining and Body Control Under Saddle Clinic
Join Dan Steers from Double Dan Horsemanship as he conducts a 2 Day Long Reining (Level 1) & Body Control Under Saddle (Level 1) Clinic.
Learn, practice, and work through the basics of long reining. Long reining is one of the safest ways to start a horse or work through problems & easiest way to teach your horse advanced manoeuvres like self carriage, collection, and the piaffe. The DDH Long reining series is based on safe, foundational skills to help you and horse start from the ground up. Every horse and handler can benefit from long reining regardless of their discipline, age or goals.
Body Control helps riders successfully transition from the ground to quite difficult body movements under saddle, while maintaining a well minded balanced and soft horse, that will be obedient to both the riders’ aids and cues. We start the clinic on the ground with the horse saddled and bridled, covering 5 major exercises that address the steering and motion of the horse. We then focus on the horses’ softness in the bridle and obedience to the riders’ legs. All these exercises will physically and mentally prepare the horse for more difficult movements and manoeuvres.