07/04/13 - Jody Hartstone - Training level, OTTB 4 - Trot and Canter Work

Jody Hartstone rides some of the first trots and canters on an OTTB mare.


Video Description

Jody Hartstone continues her series of retraining the off the track Thoroughbred with training for the trot and canter. This session begins with teaching the young mare an indirect turn, using her reins only. This helps her move her shoulders and keep her on the chosen line. As she trots, she doesn’t worry about the placement of the head, but instead works on the aids to go from walk to trot and from trot to walk.

Jody Hartstone-NZ
Jody, shortlisted for Athens Olympics on Landioso and the 2010 WEG qualified rider for Dressage representing New Zealand, Jody teaches and lectures worldwide emphasizing her training based on scientific principles of behavioural theory. "The rider's aids