Rider Body Language Price: £24.99 Marlies Fischer-Zillinger and Claudia Weissauer, a physiotherapist and a riding instructor, are brought together by a passion for horses and by the idea of combining specialist knowledge to teach their proven seat training courses.
This DVD shows you how to develop a soft seat that moves with the horse, the correct aids and the wrong effect by using slow motion studies.
Featured are: A seat that moves with the horse Breathing Correct stirrup length Movement of the walk in the saddle Riding with the cushion Riding with rubber stirrups Alignment Rising trot Sitting trot The seat on turns Lateral aids.
Approx 80 mins
Four Steps to Riding Success - Karin Blignault Price: £19.99 A straightforward training system which teaches riders to achieve rhythm, balance, suppleness and the desired round flexor 'on the bit' frame in four easy steps. Four exercises form the building blocks of Grand Prix dressage and are the cornerstones of balanced riding. They teach riders to control the whole horse and improve every movement in dressage and jumping.
This is a simple, logical, sympathetic training system based on using equine biomechanics coupled with the concepts of Classical Equitation. It demonstrates, in live lessons, the method in which to learn, improve and refine your riding technique to train your horse and to teach others to master the skills.
Approx 60 mins
Movement Awareness for Riders Eckart Meyners with Heike Kemmer Price: £24.99 Sports Scientist, Eckart Meyners has developed a 6 point exercise programme for riders to help them achieve better coordination and a more relaxed seat, which in turn has a noticeable impact in terms of removing tension, blockages, rigidity and muscular imbalance when riding.
This DVD offers solutions for typical riding problems, in addition to various warm up programmes for riders.
Eckart Meyners has been researching the mechanics of movement relating to horse riding for over 30 years and trains riders, instructors and judges for the German Equestrian Association. He is joined by Olympic medal winner Heike Kemmer, who demonstrates several warm up programmes in this film.
Approx 45mins + 25 mins DVD Special
Classical Long Reining with Saskia Gunzer Price: £24.99 A fascinating and supreme discipline of classical equitation, the art of Long Reining.
This film shows you, step by step, how to from the beginning up to Haute Ecole, from equipment needed to Piaffe, Passage and Spanish Walk.
Saskia Gunzer has been working successfully for many years as a trainer in the disciplines of work in hand, free schooling, circus tricks and work on the long reins. She trains horses from a wide variety of breeds on the long reins up to Haute Ecole and her expertise is highly sought after. Her performances with her Arabian thoroughbred Dimitri enchant her audiences.
Success through Cavaletti Training - Ingrid Klimke Price: £29.99 Complicated or boring? Quite the opposite! To work with cavaletti is a satisfying change of the daily training routine and is a pleasure for horse and riders. This DVD shows everything you need to know for your training at home, featuring the Olympic dressage stallion 'Damon Hill', when he was only 3 years old, as well as other horses.
Approx 85 mins
Stop! Go! Turn! - Claire Lilley Price: £24.99 The latest in the Claire Lilley training series of DVDs is now available.
Whether you are a novice rider just starting out, or an experienced rider wanting to brush up on your skills, this DVD is for you, whatever your age! Divided into lessons, you can either watch the whole film, or a lesson at a time. Stop! How to halt and control and balance your horse with half-halts. Go! Riding perfect transitions between the gaits, understanding 'forwardness'. Turn! How to ride turns and circles with precision. Learn the difference between flexion and bend. Programme includes the option for subtitles in English and German.
Top Marks with Kelly Marks Price: £14.99 Kelly Marks specialises in horse psychology and behaviour and works to find solutions that benefit both horse and owner.
This DVD gives a unique insight into Intelligent Horsemanship with solutions and advice that any owner can relate to. It also follows Kelly as she embarks on a nationwide tour meeting her team of helpers and the horses she works with also how she tackles common equine problems.
As seen on H&CTV. Approx 96 mins. Duration
The Scales of Training - Claire Lilley Training Programme Price: £24.99 The Scales of Training refer to the basic schooling of every horse whether the rider wishes to concentrate on dressage, jumping or cross country and are essential to any horses physical and mental development. Exercises are given to help you improve your horses level of training, including the use of ground poles, music and other schooling suggestions.
The Scales of Training are - Rhythm-Suppleness-Contact-Impulsion-Straightness-Collection.
Approx 2 hours.
Ingrid Klimke - Basic Training for Riding Horses 1 Price: £29.99 Ingrid Klimke, the Olympic and World Champion is the only professional rider in the world who rides successfully at international level in both dressage and eventing. In Volume 1 of this 3 volume series, Ingrid introduces her multi-disciplinary approach, using exercises in the four areas of dressage, pole work, jumping and cross country to produce a versatile, confident young 4 year old.
Approx 90 mins duration.
Ingrid Klimke - Basic Training for Riding Horses 2 Price: £29.99 Ingrid Klimke, the Olympic and World Champion is the only professional rider in the world who rides successfully at international level in both dressage and eventing. In Volume 2 of this 3 volume series, Ingrid shows exercises in all four areas of dressage, pole work, jumping and cross country to further develop the skills of the 5 year old horse.
Approx 90 mins duration.
Ingrid Klimke - Basic Training for Riding Horses 3 Price: £29.99 Ingrid Klimke, the Olympic and World Champion is the only professional rider in the world who rides successfully at international level in both dressage and eventing. In Volume 3 of this 3 volume series, Ingrid shows further exercises in all four areas of dressage, pole work, jumping and cross country to hone the skills of the 6 year old competition horse.
Approx 90 mins duration.
Anatomy in Motion - The Visible Horse. DVD Price: £19.99 Susan Harris presents her popular 'Visible Horse' demonstration with the muscular and skeletal systems painted on a live horse. This fascinating presentation shows in vibrant colour how a horse's bones and muscles work in motion. Approx.52 mins.