Lessons with Lendon: 25 Progressive Lessons Taking You from Basic

Lessons with Lendon: 25 Progressive Lessons Taking You from Basic "Whoa and Go" to Your First Competition

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Lessons with Lendon: 25 Progressive Lessons Taking You from Basic "Whoa and Go" to Your First Competition by Lendon Gray, Editors of Practical Horseman


Trainer and international dressage competitor Lendon Gray helps riders of all sports and levels improve and enjoy daily training with her simple, down-to-earth approach to building riding skills. Now her popular training series featured in Practical Horseman can be yours in one illustrated volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781929164165
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Publication date: 03/01/2003
Series: The Popular Training Series from Practical Horseman
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author


Lendon Gray is a veteran of the 1980 and 1988 U.S. Olympic Dressage Team and is a highly respected trainer of both horses and riders. She lives in Bedford, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction7
Lesson 1Can You "Do Nothing"?11
Lesson 2Passive Contact15
Lesson 3Active Contact ... With Legs21
Lesson 4Active Contact ... With Hands28
Lesson 5"Half-Goes" and "Half-Halt Ideas"34
Lesson 6Putting It Together39
Lesson 7We All Bounce44
Lesson 8Create a Good Longe Partner50
Lesson 9On the Longe: Ready, Set, Sit56
Lesson 10Cavalletti62
Lesson 11Into the Woods69
Lesson 12Working a Gate74
Lesson 13Put Him "On the Aids"80
Lesson 14Stretching Him Long and Low86
Lesson 15On the Aids: Transitions Within Gaits92
Lesson 16Transitions Between Gaits: Trot/Walk/Trot98
Lesson 17Trot/Canter/Trot Transitions on the Longe105
Lesson 18Trot/Canter Transitions Under Saddle110
Lesson 19Canter/Trot Transitions Under Saddle116
Lesson 20Circles, Not Eggs!121
Lesson 21Straight Lines: Tracks and Diagonals128
Lesson 22Straight Lines: Center Line, Halt, Salute134
Lesson 23Turns Off and Onto Center Line140
Lesson 24Medium to Free Walk--and Back to Medium145
Lesson 25Show Prep: Ride a Whole Test152
Two Bonus Lessons!
Lesson 26Show Day!159
Lesson 27After the Show: Be Your Own Trainer!166
AppendixShow-Preparation Countdown173

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