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Buying a horse property might be one of the most expensive purchases you ever make -
Understanding why horses behave they way they do is the key to having a better relationship with your horse. For their sake and yours, don’t make assumptions about horse behaviour, get the facts.
I wish this book had been out when I bought my first horse property, it would have saved me a lot of anguish. I love the check list and I am using it as we look for our next property. Vicky, Texas, USA
This book has brought up so many points that I just would not have thought about if I had not read it. Thanks a million! Bob, Nottingham, UK
So many great pictures and such a straightforward way of explaining how to work out what is important, and what is not. Kirsty, Geelong, Australia
This book covers all of the important things about horse behaviour and the information comes from correct scientific sources. Mel, Brisbane, Australia
I now have a far better understanding of my horse whereas before I used to think my horse was behaving a certain way on purpose. Sarah, Devon, UK
Fun to read, great pictures, thanks Jane for making this subject so easy to understand. Pip, NZ
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June 2017 to Oct 2017
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Oct 2017 to Dec 2017
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Learn how to improve your balance so that you feel more secure when riding. This book is the second in this series and it shows you how to increase your balance. It contains 18 lessons for you to follow in your own time.
Learn how to improve your own position so that you ride to the best of your ability. This book is a step by step guide to correcting your own position so that you ride as straight as possible. Your horse will thank you for it!
What a simple way to improve balance, I now teach this method to all of my students, from beginners to advanced. Fiona, Toronto, Canada
I am now much closer to achieving a truly ‘independent seat’. Feeling secure and confident. Bring on the next book! Megan, Cambridge, UK
This book is very easy to follow and has saved me money. My own instructor is great but she does not cover these fundamental basics. Thank you Jane for making it so easy to improve my riding, Jan. Kent, UK
The best book I have ever come across on this so important subject. Easy to read and easy to implement. Jan, South Australia
This book sorted out my problem with ‘wonky’ ankles and I can now ride pain free. Megan, Cambridge, UK
Where have you been all my life Jane? This book should have been written years ago! I would say this book is essential reading for riders and riding coaches alike. Linda, Melbourne, Australia
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This page has information about how the HRM TWO DAY clinic operates. You need to read this information if you are interested in attending a two day clinic or if you have booked to attend a two day clinic.
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The clinic is for up to sixteen riders at a time. It is always taught by myself, Jane Myers -
The clinic takes riders through the following subjects. Less experienced riders will have sessions in all these subjects but canter is optional (in this case you will be given more instruction in the other subjects). More experienced riders (that already have an understanding of basic school movements) will spend more time on canter:
This is sample of the running order of a HRM two day clinic:
Day 1: 8.30 am -
9.15 – 10.45 Group 1: mounted session 1 – Position and balance
11.00 – 12.30 Group 2: mounted session 1 – Position and balance
12.30 – 1.15 -
1.15 – 2.45 Group 1: mounted session 2 – Speed and direction
3.00 – 4.30 Group 2: mounted session 2 – Speed and direction
Day 2: 8.30 am -
9.15 – 10.45 Group 1: mounted session 3 – School movements
11.00 – 12.30 Group 2: mounted session 3 – Transitions
12.30 – 1.15 -
1.15 – 2.45 Group 1: mounted session 4 – Transitions (and possibly canter for some)
3.00 – 4.30 Group 2: mounted session 4 – Canter
Please note: the times for starting & finish may be adjusted according to weather
What you will not be doing on a HRM clinic:
You can read a substantial amount of each of the Horse Rider’s Mechanic Workbooks for free right here on this website…