Here we have a grid set with a vertical to a one stride, to a Swedish oxer, to a one stride, to a vertical. A swedish oxer includes 4 standards and at least 2 poles. The poles on the front set of standards are set with one side higher than the other. The second set [...]
Trotting Poles is a very basic exercise and underestimated exercise that is very beneficial to young and older horses alike. I felt the need to include it in our gridwork as it seems to get left in the dust even though it's a great exercise used almost daily. For one, it is a great tool [...]
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There is an interesting Vibe going on here in South Florida as we are all faced with the unknown Devastation that hurricane Irma is about to bring us. As I look around I noticed hugs and kisses and well wishes from most. People I don't really know that well are reaching out to make sure [...]
We all know how difficult it is to find a place for our equine friends to call home. It has to be the kind of place where both you and your horses can feel at ease.
I've decided to give the youngsters a break from work before the busy season hits here in November
Another addition to the 'Gridwork with Grady' Series! Check out this simple exercise great for horse and rider.
Even if your horse is not a Dressage horse, practicing proper transitions can help build balance and strength in the hind end - a necessity for any sport horse.
She knows who she is and is incapable of being anything but genuine...
I've never had to make a choice like this, so how do I know when to say goodbye??