After laying the foundation to a solid, sound and secure relationship through liberty training, many like to continue and ride their horse. What is important for most people once they have discovered liberty training is to make sure the relationship stays as established from the ground to the saddle.
Here you can see how we started Elena under saddle. We offer clinics in how to start a horse under saddle.
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Introducing the blanket
Chapter 3 – First time weight on the back
Chapter 4 – First Steps with Rider
Chapter 5 – Turning and Balance
Chapter 6 – The Riding Game
Chapter 7 – Elena Think
Chapter 8 – Safety
[…] To connect with your horse under saddle you need to consider your situation. Analyze it! All situations are different; our situation is that we have a herd of small liberty trained horses, the horses came from the wild, we have (myself and my working student) well-trained hobby riders and super green riding horses. My horses were started very gently under saddle – click here to see the videos. […]