Feb 2019 - in depth shoulder-in and project horse Mary
This month we are looking at the training of shoulder-in much in more depth, with Tallulah demonstrating on schoolmaster Sudi, and also continuing our video series with project horse "Mary", a 14.3hh 7 year old cob mare, after just seven weeks' training with Heather at East Leigh Farm.
Mary is being trained by Heather in the French classical method, starting her first ever steps of half pass, as she is already getting the idea of travers after only three attempts. Such a darling mare, who tries her little socks off once she trusts you, although quite an anxious soul to begin with. She is now a real pet and we couldn't be happier with her progress. In the trot, see how much more up through her shoulders she is now, as well as her amazing ability to cross her legs in lateral work.
Apologies for the very slight software hiccup at the very start of the lateral work video, we've left it like that so that we could get the videos up for our members on time.
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