Work from the ground allows the handler to observe and correct the horse's way of going without the encumbrance of a rider. This enables the horse to find his own balance and rhythm, and become more supple.
This comprehensive DVD includes valuable advice on:
Handler position on the circle, changing direction, and whip handling
Equipment: types of reins and whips
Starting a horse in long reins for the first time
Long reining the driving horse
Work from behind, as well as on the circle
Work over cavalletti and progressing to jumping a single fence
Reschooling difficult or problem horses
Collection in double reins
Developing piaffe and passage
This is an absolutely necessary schooling DVD for anyone who wants to train her horse in long reins.
About the Author
Wilfried Gehrmann is a leading expert in the art of long reining, and in using the technique to school horses for dressage, driving, and show jumping.