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03/26/15 - Gareth Hughes - 1st Level, Rider Position

Gareth Hughes brings us a great new video on rider position. The total running time of this two part video is 27:00.

Video Description

Gareth Hughes brings us a great new video on rider position. He begins by discussing the saddle choices and goes on to talk about the alignment of the body, legs and arms. He then has the rider begin at the walk on her pony while he talks about the aids available to the rider and what influence on the horse they should achieve. Gareth has her demonstrate some of the position problems that riders fall into including leaning forward and riding with too long of a rein and how that influences how the horse goes.

Gareth Hughes- UK
Garth Hughes has trained with many of the best, including 10 years with Carl Hester. He has produced many horses to Grand Prix, including Classic Sandman, Nurejev, Ramazzotti, Duvie and DV Stenkjers Nadonna. He has won many National and International ti