Progressive School Exercises for Dressage and Jumping

Progressive School Exercises for Dressage and Jumping
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Following-on from School Exercises for Flatwork and Jumping, specimen exercises and explanations for instructors and for riders schooling their own horses, by highly respected BHS chief examiner, coach, dressage judge and competitor
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Progressive School Exercises provides a collection of exercises, on the flat and over fences, specifically designed for use in training more experienced riders and horses, whether in groups or as individuals, or schooling at home. Specially chosen ridden exercises aim to improve: In the horse - rhythm, impulsion, balance, elasticity, straightness, athleticism, suppleness, obedience and self-carriage and in the rider - balance, effectiveness, accuracy, co-ordination, forward planning and the ability to see a stride when jumping

The book is divided into groups of related exercises, each accompanied by a full description, the relevant aids, teaching hints, and advice on remedying typical faults. exercises include:

  • Loops and circles 
  • Movements with transitions 
  • Work on diagonal lines 
  • Moving away from the leg 
  • Leg yield 
  • Developing canter 
  • Counter canter 
  • Shoulder-in 
  • Jumping exercises over grids, doubles and related distances


Progressive School Exercises is the follow-up to the successful School Exercises for Flatwork and Jumping, a book which has established itself as a valuable teaching aid for instructors and riders.



'An absolutely invaluable book.... It has clear diagrams and excellent notes about how the rider should prepare and ride the exercises as well as relevant teaching points. The exercises are designed to improve the horse's balance and rhythm and improve the rider's feel. The jumping grids are impeccably explained.'

'Teachers will be able to dip into the book to help plan lessons and for troubleshooting - you are sure to find an exercise to help resolve a training problem.' Horse and Hound

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Sub Heading A Handbook for Instructors and Riders
ISBN 9781872119380
Author Islay Auty FBHS
Binding Paperback
Extent 245 x 185mm, 94 pages
Illustrations Black & white diagrams
Ebook Yes via your usual supplier
Reviews

 'An absolutely invaluable book.... It has clear diagrams and excellent notes about how the rider should prepare and ride the exercises as well as relevant teaching points. The exercises are designed to improve the horse's balance and rhythm and improve the rider's feel. The jumping grids are impeccably explained. Teachers will be able to dip into the book to help plan lessons and for troubleshooting - you are sure to find an exercise to help resolve a training problem.' Horse and Hound

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