Tag: Will Faeber
Good afternoon this is Will Faeber from Art2Ride and I am going to give you an update on Mr. Murphy after a few requests have come to us to see more from them.
He has had about seven or eight lessons under saddle after working her on the lunge for a few months, getting her to stretch into the contact, going quite nicely, calming down and not being so over reactive about everything. We just finished lunging her getting her into a nice place even after having a few days off! She was a little excitable but she settled right down in a reasonable amount of time, maybe a little longer than we would ultimately like. It took about thirty minutes today when we would like to see her calming down ultimately in ten or so, but that’s alright.
Dave is working on …
Good morning, this is Will Faerber from Art2Ride and we are watching Ginny Walker and her mare Toasty!
Toasty is a horse that Ginny started riding with us about 2 years ago. The first time that we saw this horse it was a basket case , the kind of horse that would start shaking and lose it’s mind when you got on him. She has brought him along beautifully working on her own at home and coming for lessons and is now able to stretch it quite nicely! He is starting to relax and turn into a very nice mount for her.
Ginny has also done a lot herself to get in shape and she is really looking great and so much more flexible than she used to be and is able to stay with this horse. Very nice! She demonstrates a beautiful deep …
Hi this is Will Faeber from Art2Ride with my lovely wife Karen Loshbaugh and we are going to tell you about one of the secrets of dressage. In an earlier video we talked about how the legs are used and how the leg can be used to make the horse move sideways, straight forward or when we come underneath to engage the horse’s back. One of the things that most people have wrong when I see their position is the outside leg. The outside leg is one of the keys to getting a horse to bend correctly.
Usually when I tell people to put the outside leg back, they usually swing the leg back from the knee and they think that means to put the leg back. What that does as you will feel when you try this at home is …