African Horse Safaris hits South Africa’s Wild Coast

African Horse Safaris hits South Africa’s Wild Coast



African Horse Safaris joined Rocket Horse Racing to crew ride for their first ever 350km endurance race down the Wild Coast. We spent 10 days getting the horses race-ready and then a further 7 days crewing the race. It was a lot of fun and a brilliant team effort! Would you like to crew for the 2017 race? Have you got what it takes?! Find out more here: http://africanhorsesafaris.com/tour/wild-coast-horse-expedition/
Or email: info@africanhorsesafaris.com

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Zhongshuge Bookstore, Galeries Lafayette, Beijing, China

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Jamie and Roses’ first ride

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Rose is a Quarter Horse mare that is with us for a month's training. Last week Gareth started with a bareback ride on Monday, her first saddled ride was on Tuesday, and Jamie did this ride on Wednesday.
From the first ride we start developing every cue we will need at a walk. Jamie runs through Lateral flexion, Hindquarter disengagement, yielding the forequarters, back up and straight forward. Once these cues are effective at the lightest phase, we introduce the trot/jog and refine the cues. Once this is light we go up to the canter/lope.

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