'Horse friendly and successful'
Uta Gräf explains her methods: training that respects the horse, natural living conditions in open stabling and international level dressage horses living in paddocks in large groups. “Scrape off the mud and ride Grand Prix” is her motto. This new series of training films featuring the internationally acclaimed dressage rider shows how it is done. Part 1 “Motivating the Horse”, Part 2 “Training the Rider” and Part 3 “Competitive Success”.
Part 2: Training the Rider
Riding with motivation and enthusiasm are important pre-requisites to creating a partnership that is equally pleasurable for the horse. Successful grand prix rider Uta Gräf’s aim is fine riding on keen horses. The second film in the three part series shows which influences the rider can use to get close to this ideal. Highlight: Uta Gräf talks about training her successful horses from horseback.
- Choosing the right horse
- Finding the right trainer
- Instruction and stable culture
- Riding without fear through good husbandry and training
- Stress-free riding
- Seat and posture exercises