After the completion of Intermediate Riding Program, the riders are given an exposure to the most famous equestrian sport in the world, DRESSAGE which literally means training in French.
Eligibility criteria: Intermediate riding Program or Equivalent certificate/skills
Dressage is a highly skilled form of riding performed at the shows, competition and is the highest expression of horse training as defined by the International equestrian federation. (FEI)
Basic Dressage training is valuable whether you plan to compete in the sport or in any other discipline such as Show jumping, cross country etc. Dressage is like the preparation to equip the riders with the necessary skills which will be highly used in all the disciplines.
Introductory Dressage program (15 classes)
Prelims is the simplest level of dressage which involves just walk, trot and canter. This is one of the best courses to understand the beautiful sport of dressage.
The rider must have completed Intermediate Riding Program or must be at an equivalent level of riding.
The rider learns the sport of dressage in a very progressive way after completing Intermediate Riding Program. The rider learns to do walk – trot, trot – canter and walk – canter transitions in the smoothest way possible allowing the horse to be forward enough carrying himself balanced and impulsive.
Show Jumping,Competitive equestrian event in which horse and rider are required to jump, usually within a time limit, a series of obstacles that have been designed for a particular show.
Riders after completion of Advanced riding program or are at an equivalent level of riding.
Jumping is a pure partnership of the horse and the rider. In most of the cases, the horses are very well trained to do the most of the job and the rider simply guides the horse to the jump with good canter, balance and angle to the jump.
Module 1 - Jumping Basics (L1SJ)
Riders who have passed the Advanced riding program or equivalent course.
The rider is trained to ride the horses in different seats and made familiar with the forward seat which is very essential in jumping. The rider is introduced to the trotting poles and gymnastic exercises which are very essential to maintain the body balance and also the balance of the horse.
The rider will be confident to do a small course of 6-8 obstacles and a combination of small jumps.
Module 2 – Jumping lessons (L2SJ)
Module 1 – Jumping basics or previous jumping experience
The course begins with an introduction to small jumps which will boost the confidence of the rider and the horse. Further, the rider will be introduced to jumps of the height of about 60-70 cms in a progressive fashion making the riders understand the etiquettes of jumping such as line of track, angle to the jump and the rhythm which is required to complete the course. Finally the rider is introduced to a combination of Jumps.
The rider will be equipped to ride a jumping course of 60 cms with confidence, good rhythm, and balance.For more exposure to the riders, we also take our riders to the local shows for some good experience.