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1052 | Working with the Training Scale over Groundpoles
Groundpoles... So many riders work with them on a regular basis with their horses. However many riders struggle to work on specific areas in their training while using the groundpoles.
In this episode of the Daily Strides Podcast we are going to focus on how you can use groundpoles in your training that will complement what you are working on. We will break down how they can be used; with a focus on the principles of the traditional training scale.
Rhythm & Relaxation
Many riders make the mistake of assuming that the pole or poles will dictate the rhythm for them. They see it as something that, because of the sequence of poles, doesn't have to be worked or focused on.
However, very often the loss of rhythm is happening either before or after the poles - which can cancel out the benefits of working over the poles to begin with
When riding over or through groundpoles, make sure that there is consistency in the rhythm and tempo all the way through. The 'before', the 'over or through' and the 'after'. The only way to really ensure this is happening is by becoming mindful of the rhythm to begin with. more...
Links mentioned in the episode:-
Free Groundpoles Download
Free 5 Days to Clarity Mini-Course
Basic Exercises Using Groundpoles
Exercises to Improve Your Horses Coordination
Using Groundpoles in Schooling
The Training Scale for You & Your Horse
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