The topic of january 2020
The first topic we will work with this year is the canter. There are several reasons why. One reason is that the horses have had a lot of time off in December, and the canter is an amazing tool to build up fitness, strength and roundness for the horse, relatively fast. With an increased fitness and strength, you get a more forward thinking horse, and the work for better suppleness is more likely to succeed.
âThat is what I will focus on with bolcher this month. To build a strong foundation of the basics in canter, but also challenge them now and then to see if we can bring him up a step more.
The growth of education
Its fascinating how everything is connected, and how it all depends on each other.
If you think of the education as a growing tree. You can grow one branch at the time, but to get a well balanced, and beautiful tree, all branches needs to grow to the same length, before the tree can grow any taller. If it grows too much on one branch, it will be to heavy and the tree starts to lean, the growth tries to equalize that unbalance, and grows a crooked trunk. Then the task gets a lot more difficult for us to complete. Therefore I believe its important to always have the great picture in mind, while allowing every little twig to grow equally towards a strong branch before letting the tree grow taller.
Play, educate and grow together with your horse. Use your imagination to give him new tasks and challenges, most horses love to use their body and mind. Then they grow strong, confident and proud. Remember that the stronger foundation (trunk) you have grown, the less likely it will break or bend if you do "something wrong".
- only the sky is the limit.
Feel free to join us
I hope you feel a little inspired, and maybe even join us in the canter work, this month. That would be super cool!
Feel free to add a comment or share a picture/movie, at our Facebook site of what you are working with these days.
Lets inspire each other!
Jannie B Jahnsen
Horseclue AS is a small family business, owned by mother (Jannie'73) and daughter (Ronja'94).