5 Steps to Better Rider Awareness
The best dressage riders have a simple but important gift or skill: They have learned how to use their attention to notice the subtleties of movements between horse and rider. Proper use of this type of awareness makes every transition a little easier, a little more consistent and a little more fluid. Focusing attention well is one of the most important skills that a rider can develop.
While this particular article focuses on Dressage, developing your awareness applies to all disciplines of riding.
To learn how to develop this skill, click on the link below for the full article.
By Elizabeth Hanson and Andrea McManus
Originally published in Dressage Today, February 2008