Interest boosted for 'on the bit' workshops
Published 14/09/2010 | 05:00
TWO NEW 'on the bit' workshop sessions are attracting major interest among riders.
Organised by Laura Domenica of Connected Horsemanship, the clinics begin at the Eclipse Equestrian and Adventure Centre in Kenmare, Co Kerry, and in Tralee, and run from tomorrow until Sunday.
The workshops continue on Saturday, September 25-27, at Millicksbridge Equestrian Centre, Freemount, Charleville, Co Cork.
"As I teach around the country I am often asked 'how do I get my horse on the bit?'," said Laura.
"While most people understand that it has got little to do with the horse having a nice 'headset' and everything to do with the engagement of the hind legs and the lifting of the horse's back, many people lack a clear understanding of how to get themselves and their horses to that point in a practical sense.
"This clinic is for anyone who has pondered that question."
Over the two days of the workshop Laura will explain, demonstrate and teach the following: