Entries by Henry

How to Use a Dressage Whip

My previous post focused on how to hold a whip. That’s all fine and good, but unless you know how to properly use one, it can do you more harm than good. The Wrist is Wright: Despite the image of a jockey furiously whipping his horse to be the first across the line, the use […]

To Whip or Neigh?

I recently started riding with a dressage whip while working with Eros and have had great results.  I found that it doesn’t take much – if any – contact to get him out of his semi-sleepy state and in tune with the day’s lesson. Unfortunately, I dropped the whip just before entering the show ring when I went to […]