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Why I Chose Centered Riding as my Specialty

Why I Chose Centered Riding as my Specialty

Horseback Riding Lessons Las Vegas​ is run by Callie Klein​ – ​the only Certified Centered Riding Instructor in Nevada.   ​I decided to become a Centered Riding Instructor after learning about the program and realizing that Centered Riding techniques are used by the best instructors in almost every discipline – they just don’t give credit to …

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What is Straightness Training?

What is Straightness Training?

The horse is not naturally built to carry weight. Therefore, if we want to sit on it as a rider, we need to prepare the horse to carry us properly. This is done through dressage, with straightness training as an essential part of it. Natural Asymmetry Every horse is naturally asymmetrical. Just like every human, every horse …

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What is Classical Dressage?

What is Classical Dressage?

​Classical dressage evolved from ancient movements and training for the battlefield.  Classical riding is the art of riding in harmony with, rather than against, the horse. A painting of the Spanish Riding School in 1783 Correct classical riding only occurs when the rider has a good seat and a correct and well-balanced body position, moves with …

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What is Natural Horsemanship?

What is Natural Horsemanship?

Natural Horsemanship A human approaches a semi-wild horse in a non-threatening stance Natural Horsemanship is a collective term for horse training techniques which share principles of developing a rapport with horses, using methods derived from observation of the natural behavior of free horses and rejecting abusive training methods. Natural horsemanship practitioners often describe their approach …

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