Thursday, November 6, 2008

Review- Successful Water Crossing

Another GREAT presentation by Pat Parelli. Mainly focusing on water crossing, the ideas presented in this video will help with many problems encountered on the trail. Not only does Pat do a great solo presentation, but there is also a segment of him coaching students of varying levels across the stream. I found this last part to be the most instructive and encouraging. Also no longer available from the Parelli website, you can probably find it on Ebay.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Review- Riding With Fluidity

I love it. Linda gives a great talk on how to ride, and the lesson on teaching the horse to collect himself rather than forcing and bending the horse into the "correct" outline, is great. It's out of print but you might be able to find it on Ebay. Always inspiring. This presentation was what cued me in on the idea that Classical dressage might not be so different from true natural horse training as some think. More on this later.