Impulsion & Schwung

In longeing, we strive for “impulsion“.

Now impulsion isn’t about moving “fast”, but about moving “forward“.

“Forward” means, our horse is moving with forward swinging hind legs, and all four legs are moving forward in the direction of movement.

Impulsion also doesn’t mean moving with a strong “push” against the center of mass having the weight shift towards the front legs. Instead, it’s moving with engaged hindquarters that swing forward under the body and support the center of mass.

So how do we create impulsion? Read More..

How to Deal with Destructive Criticism?

Critics come in many forms:

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Unfortunately, today’s internet landscape has become an ideal platform for disempowering criticism.

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