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Di   Rickards
Harmony for Horse and Rider

(Yarralee Equestrian)

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Lunging Exercise's

correct body placement

The correct placement of the riders body is most important. Here we show the placement of the foot in the stirrup. 

explaining correct breathing

Correct breathing influences the relaxation of the back.

Balance and posture

Exercises for balance and posture.

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Aligning head & shoulders.

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Exercise to correct lateral tilt.

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Exercise to align ear, hip & heel.

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looking straight ahead and above the horse's ears.

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Sitting trot,staying in balance without hanging on.

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Rising trot without using the reins for balance.

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Exercises on the lunge are fun and can be done in walk,trot & canter. When the rider does not need  to control the horse she can concentrate on her position  and balance and begin to develop some feeling of how the horse is going.

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When the rider is in balance she is better able to influence the horse in a positive way, enabling her to become more confident,safe & secure.

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Work on the lunge on a suitable horse is beneficial to all  levels of  rider from beginners to the most experienced.

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