The Blurry Line in Teaching Riding Levels| Do You See It?

There is a blurry line from one level of riding to the next that can cause problems in the instructor / student relationship particularly if the student is

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Protected: The Bandana Game -Add Fun to Your Riding Lessons

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Balance Your Lesson Horse

It is just as important to balance your lesson horse as it is to teach balance to riders. And even though balance for individual horses can be directly

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Show Me that You’re Ready To Canter

When is a rider ready to canter? A reader commented that students she was teaching at summer camp were pushy about wanting to canter and were unable to assess their own riding

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How Long Does It Take To Learn To Ride A Horse?

It’s a question that most riding instructors have had to answer. There’s a simple, one size fits all answer, but it brings to mind a plethora of questions.

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Protected: Teach Games! Have Fun ! part 2 Team Play

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Beginner Riding Instructor – What’s Your Value?

I’m neither for nor against riding instructor certification because after all these many years of limited certification in the U.S., I’m convinced that certification has little to do

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