I answer students’ questions! This episode is about biomechanics and motivation!

I’ll be discussing a question about whether short strides are from a blocked back and how to help remedy that, as well as a question about how to help a horse with a downhill conformation become more balanced.

Next I’ll answer questions about how to really motivate your horse to do things for you with enthusiasm and pride… instead of just because you are making him, and how to use treats without your horse mugging you.

About the Host:

Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage Naturally, is an internationally recognized clinician who is changing the equestrian educational paradigm. She teaches students of all disciplines and levels from around the world in her clinics and the Dressage Naturally virtual programs.

Karen is well known for training horses with a priority on partnership, a student-empowering approach to teaching, and a positive and balanced point of view. She believes in getting to the heart of our mental, emotional, and physical partnership with our horses by bringing together the best of the worlds of dressage and partnership-based training. 

Karen’s passion for teaching extends beyond horse training. Her For The Love Of The Horse: Transform Your Business Seminar and Mastermind/Mentorship programs are a result of her commitment to helping heart-centered equine professionals thrive so that horses may have a happier life in this industry.

Resource Links

Sweet Spot Of Healthy Biomechanics Step-By-Step Course: https://inbound.dressagenaturally.net/sweet-spot


Get access to hundreds of Karen’s training videos in the Video Classroom: https://dnc.dressagenaturally.net/


Specific Video Classroom videos referenced in this episode: July 2020 Happy Horses Common Threads Part 1 & 2, March 2018 Polite Boundaries Around Food, January 2017 Avoiding The Cookie Monster.


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