Heels Down or Toes Up?

By Real Riderz Spoiler alert: both are potentially bad advice. Now whoa there! Don’t start putting your heels up (or toes down). However, one thing we need to understand is that the heels aren’t everything. I was at a hotel a few year ago packing, packing the car after a weekend of showing. One ofContinue reading “Heels Down or Toes Up?”

What is the Inside Rein for?

By Real Riderz Actually, the rider in the picture above is using a bit too much inside rein, but this is a common mistake and a free photo so what can you do XD So what is an inside? In easy terms, the inside is the side next to the arena center. The outside reinContinue reading “What is the Inside Rein for?”

Deciphering Inside Leg to Outside Rein

By Real Riderz What the hell is it? Simply put: it’s when your horse feels more on the outside rein and is bent to the inside. But why? Why not ride with outside leg to inside hand? Well, you still need to use your inside hand and outside leg, but more for guiding purposes. ThinkContinue reading “Deciphering Inside Leg to Outside Rein”