THE COMPLETE CANTER COURSE
STARTS APRIL 23rd APRIL AT 7pm GMT STREAMED LIVE
EVERYTHING FROM HOW TO SIT THROUGH TO PIROUETTES & FLYING CHANGES
LEARN WHICH OF THESE SITTING STRATEGIES IS MORE CORRECT AND WHY! PLUS LEARN ANOTHER STRATEGY WHICH REDUCES SHOULDER ROCK AND KEEPS THE WHOLE OF YOUR SEAT FIRMLY IN THE SADDLE.
SIX 1HR LONG SESSIONS
A NEW ONE EACH MONTH
THE MYSTERY OF GOOD CANTER finally solved and explained to you in bite size chunks starting from the real basics and working through to flying changes and pirouettes
- Get YOUR questions answered during the Q&A section of each webinar
- Learn the secrets of stability in the first lesson.
- Understand the aids to canter.
- Learn to use the 'hinge' that will keep you seat glued to the saddle.
- Get a detailed blueprint from canter through to flying changes.
- Is you horse stuck on the forehand? Find out how to improve the balance and bring his weight back.
- How do you train flying changes? Understand the whole process from start to finish
- How to understand and diagnose problems with collection.
- Learn from the best selling author and international coach Mary Wanless BHSI BSc, recent winner of the Saddle Research Trust Welfare and Performance award. We'll also have guest appearances from groundwork specialist and Senior RWYM Coach Ali Wakelin
IN THIS COURSE...
SESSION 1 - 23rd April 7pm GMT
Canter BasicsThis is our only lecture using the Simulator (the rest are from our indoor arenas). Here we will strip down canter to it's basic components. Improve how you stay focussed and breathing well. Look at what it takes to stabilize yourself in canter. The basics of canter transitions. who is taking who and what happens when the horse breaks out of canter.
SESSION 2 - May 14th 2pm GMT
Stability in Canter & Changing The Quality of CanterLive from our indoor arena with different riders and horses. How much extraneous movement do you have in canter? How to plug in with your seat. How to match the up and down forces like bouncing a ball. Learn to understand the shape of your horse's back. A way in for riders to understand and begin to feel collection. What is swinging through the back?
SESSION 3 - Jun 4th 2pm GMT
Functional Anatomy, Sitting Well & Counter CanterThe functional anatomy of a good canter. How to get your whole seat glued to the saddle! Assymetry, Pulling on the inside rein. Dealing with quarters-in, and building balance in canter though counter-canter.
SESSION 4 - July 16th 2pm GMT
Collecting CanterSkills in sitting and how to effect the horse's back. How well do the 3rds of the horse fit together. Does the horse have enough stuffing ( tone ) in the right places. Using the idea of the chest place to help visualise and diagnose how the horse loses balance. How to avoid collected canter disintegrating to 4-time.
SESSION 5 - August 20th 2pm GMT
Flying ChangesWhat are the training requirements before attempting flying changes. What must your horse already be able to do? Timing, Courage and Brainspace. How much do you move, how your asymmetry issues can get you again. Different exercises and geometry work to help your horse 'get it'. Different ways in which the change can go wrong.
SESSION 6 - 17th September 2pm GMT
Shoulder-in, Half-Pass and PirouettesPositioning, Quarters trailing, Issues of bend. The skill of drawing rather than kick/send. Understanding how groundwork can improve your ability to position your horse. 1/4 pirouettes in a box. Working pirouettes - building strength through time and other exercises.
DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS GREAT COURSE...
RWYM BHSI BSc
She has B.Sc. Degrees in both Physics and Applied Sports Coaching, and holds the BHSI certificate.
DID YOU KNOW THAT MARY:
Rode with the late Nuno Oliveira, and over the years she has spent many months training in Portugal. Mary has ridden in Germany with the late Egon Von Neindorff and has trained in Germany with Hans Heinrich Meyer-Zu-Strohen.
Works out just over £13 per month
Works out as only £13 per month
Best Value 41p per day