Tips and tricks with Olivier and Nicola Philippaerts

Olivier and Nicola Philippaerts treat us to some interesting exercises in this week's Tips and Tricks - the first being one that Olivier uses to develop his horse's straightness and athleticism, working with lines that he often sees in courses to ensure optimum preparation for competition in the ring. 

 

Meanwhile, Nicola shares a slightly more complicated exercises with four fences on a line with poles in between. The exercises teaches horses to use their body, and maintain a consistent stride, and this second exercise could be used as a follow on from the first. 

 

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