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  • Getting your horse on the bit – What everyone should know!

    Getting your horse on the bit – And why talented riders and trainers don’t often break down into enough detail. What everyone ought to know about Getting Your Horse ‘On The Bit’ – a new video which...

    • Posted June 8, 2014
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  • Saddlery and Rider Biomechanics Webinar

    In this webinar recording http://www.jeremyrudgesaddlery.co.uk (Amy Downing) will be with us to talk about making bespoke saddles – starting by choosing the right tree to build it on – that are wonderfully horse and rider friendly. Amy...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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  • On The Bit Academy

    Join us in the On The Bit Academy And learn how to create the seeking reflexes so you can bring your horse on the bit ethically and naturally.    

    • Posted June 1, 2014
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  • Control Of Rising Trot Tempo

    The ability to produce impulsion and direct the horses energy is down to how well you can keep taking the horse and maintain a tempo as you ask for energy. Riding the horse forward without tempo control...

    • Posted May 31, 2014
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  • On The Bit Webinar

    On The Bit Webinar with Mary Wanless BHSI A snippet of the webinar hosted by Mary Wanless BHSI about ‘On The Bit – The Seeking Reflexes’ where she talks about the mental and physical solutions for getting...

    • Posted May 31, 2014
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  • ‘On the bit’ without ‘Fiddling’

    Fiddling, twiddling, squeezing and sponging of the rein is not the solution to ‘on the bit’. For some very few horses it might work temporally  – when the horse’s head goes down his back might actually come...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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  • Saying It Differently

    Saying it differently is a great skill to have in your teaching arsenal. I received a really lovely message a few days ago after a person subscribed to the ‘on the bit’ website. She purchased a 3...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • About Mary Wanless

    Mary Wanless is an internationally renowned coach, and is the author of the ‘Ride With Your Mind’ books, which have been translated into many languages. She has also authored 8 DVDs. She coaches riders at all levels,...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • The Seeking Reflexes

    The Seeking Reflexes This except is taken from the chapter ‘On The Bit – The Mental Problem’ which talks about the seeking reflexes and the typical psychological traps which prevent riders from learning this essential skill of...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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    ‘On the bit’ – Rider Biomechanics

    ‘On the bit’ a.k.a ‘The Seeking Reflexes’ Rider Biomechanics can be a key skill set and knowledge base that makes ‘on the bit’ doable and ultimately less stressful. Ideally, the rider would gradually pass from being a...

    • Posted May 3, 2014
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