Jody Hartstone is a Grand Prix Dressage rider based in the beautiful Raglan of New Zealand. She has travelled the world and represented her country internationally. This series of videos she brings to you her unique twist on the foundations of horse training using the principles of Equitation Science and explains how they have transformed her understanding of horses and how she has applied them to her training today.
Season 3 with Vanessa Way is jam packed with training ideas to help you to continue to develop your horse at home. See her system in action, demonstrating it truly works. Watch horses from Season 1 and see how they have progressed with her training strategies, practising what she preaches. Everything from rider position, green 4 year olds, through to pulling together your Grand Prix training and rider mindset. Hear the highs and lows and how she has overcome training obstacles along the way.
Vanessa doesn't hold back in sharing with us what it takes to be successful at a competition. In this series she shares the highs, the lows, the strategies and the discipline that goes into getting those tops marks. Watch first hand Vanessa riding through her competition tests with voice over of what she is doing along side the judges marks. Discover how she warms up each horse individually for the tests along with what she packs in her truck for these long competition weekends. A jam packed program to really help you master your competition riding.
In season two Vanessa delves deeper into her training system and doesn't hold back in sharing with us all of her tips for creating happy healthy athletes with her team of horses. Everything from a recently started three year old, through to Grand Prix. Learn training tips, exercises and how to structure your training for each individual horse to set them up for success. Everything to help you train at home to be successful in the arena at competition.
In Season 2, Jody shares with us all about working equitation while applying the principles of horse training from Season 1. She teaches us how using obstacles can make the training of a dressage horse more interesting, and goes through many of the obstacles you would see in a working equitation competition. Learn how Jody has used WE in her dressage horses life to make training more fun and enjoyable for her horses.
Come with us for Season 1 to Vanessa's lovely property in Taranaki, New Zealand. She shares with us training tips with her team of horses. From newly broken in 4 year old through to advanced. She runs us through her training system and doesn't hold back on sharing how she creates a happy team of horses. Then we sit down and hear about Vanessa's road to where she is today, along with tips on mindset and staying focused. Sit back and enjoy Season 1 of Dressage Vanessa's Way.