• Mirror Image

    Establishing relaxation, rhythm and suppleness...

  • Cavaletti work

    Schooling over cavaletti to encourage the horse to lift and round it's back...

  • Comparison

    The connection should stay the same whether the horse is stretched down and out or when collected.

  • Grey Arabian

    One of the first steps on the training scale is for the horse to reach for the contact.

Classical Foundation Training - Developing the horse's strength, balance, connection and engagement one step at a time.





From the Blog!

Join me as I post weekly blogs covering many topics relating to Classical Foundation Training. I have intentionally left out the word "dressage" because many people have a negative association with the prevalent "crank and spank" approach or that it is a sport for only those who are afraid to jump.

Dressage as it is meant to be is an understanding of how to best optimize a horse's movement and ability to carry a rider, surely a benefit for any horse, any discipline. It is also important in maintaining your horse's safety, soundness and sanity.

Summer Review: Music video, “It’s Time”.

Clips of all our friends around the world taken from recent videos set to Music!

Video of the song, “It’s Time”. by Will Faerber and...

Sam and Legacy: Full Lesson 1

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride introduces Legacy and shows you a full lesson.

Video Journal: PölyJournal5

Dj and Tytti, long distance video clients of Art2Ride, discuss their video critiques from Mr. Faerber and their ongoing training with Poly.