August 2021

Expressions of Classical Horsemanship, Part 2: The Work In-Hand

2022-02-20T20:00:54+00:00

Expressions of Classical Horsemanship, Part 2: Work-In-Hand   Last week, we started with a discussion of the riding expression of classical horsemanship. This week, we're discussing the expression of the work in-hand. There are a few styles of work in-hand: the Iberian, the Viennese, Long-Reining, and the Pillars. Each one takes a [...]

Expressions of Classical Horsemanship, Part 2: The Work In-Hand2022-02-20T20:00:54+00:00

October 2020

Mastering the Basics: Groundwork the Classical Way

2022-02-20T20:07:18+00:00

For many people, their riding and groundwork are almost two separate disciplines. Most people associate groundwork with natural horsemanship, which brings to mind images of rope halters and specialty whips. While those can be useful tools for certain people, classical dressage also has its own method of groundwork: the work in-hand. While most people associate [...]

Mastering the Basics: Groundwork the Classical Way2022-02-20T20:07:18+00:00

Selecting and Fitting the Cavesson

2022-02-20T20:08:35+00:00

The cavesson is an important tool for longeing and for the work in-hand. It offers clearer communication with the horse while sparing the mouth. However, many struggle with finding the right cavesson and adjusting it to the horse. So, to kick off a video series on the work in-hand, we're starting with a video on [...]

Selecting and Fitting the Cavesson2022-02-20T20:08:35+00:00

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