Tag: Dressage training video
Belinda Trussell: Attention to Detail.
Today I watched Belinda ride Biasini.I have a new walker and he had to come over and give it a good look when I first came into the arena. I took my seat and watched while Belinda warmed him up. I know I have taken photos of the stretching trot but here is a short…
Learning how to be light and quick!
He loves to pull like a freight train.But what must I not do?
“There’s a fire behind you!”
This week I learned that there is no time to think. I must just act! “Ride like there’s a fire behind you.” My coach Belinda Trussell said this several times in my lessons. “Ride with more urgency” Ride as if there is a fire behind me? This is not about getting Biasini to go faster.…
This is not a perfect. This is a practice.
Blogger Sarah Davis, the Yoga Cowgirl, shared a post that explained that she uses the phrase “this is not a perfect this is a practice” when teaching yoga. The phrase leapt off the page for me. I had a riding lesson /training session the next day. The phrase travelled through my mind often as I…
Why must I be Uber Picky?
I have to practice always being Uber Picky!
Sharpen the Pencil!
Belinda Trussell teaches me how to keep the pencil sharp!
The last lesson of 2020
I recognized the devilment of the exercise!
Fast Twitch Dressage Muscles!
OK! last week I posted abut Extreme Dressage and this week I bring you Fast Twitch Dressage. For me the concepts of Fast and Slow Twitch muscles were things that belonged to the track and field world. Think sprinter versus marathon runner. My coach Belinda Trussell decided this past week that what she wanted me…
“What are you thinking? Right now!”
The corner! That’s what is important!
From 1000 RPM to 1500 RPM
The horse has a rear wheel drive engine.
Only 45 minutes to get to FEI level.
Ride from the ground? Allow the student to assess their ride and comment? At the start of my Friday lesson my coach Belinda Trussell asked me what was the teaching method that worked best for me. We both agreed that as a visual learner I benefit from watching videos of my lessons and Belinda had…
Control Less. Create More.
Control less. Create More! Eddo Hoekstra This is a wonderful quote from coach and trainer Eddo Hoekstra. My daughter took lessons with Eddo and he encouraged me to get back to riding after 30 years away from horses. Eddo’s discipline is dressage and so began my dressage journey. I have always understood the words of…