Horse Hero Laura Bechtolsheimer Works with Youngster Dan DVD
Model Number: 705105842059
The youngest rider to win the National Championships and to represent Great Britain in dressage, Laura made her Olympic debut in 2008. In 2009 she own team and individual medals at the European Championships.
Horse Hero’s Fiona Price sets the scene at the Bechtolsheimer’s fabulous yard.
Warm-up to collection
Laura demonstrates her progression from warm-up through to collection and explains what she expects at this stage from a youngster.
De-mystifying lateral work
Laura rides a sequence of exercises building up to half pass, including shoulder-in, travers and renvers. She also explains the aids and the positioning of the horse for each movement.
The start of piaffe
Dan’s education is progressing noticeably. Klaus Balkenhol gives Laura a lesson in German and Dr B translates. Dan is now capable of greater self-carriage and collection. His boundaries are pushed a little with the start of piaffe!
Laura talks about Dan
Laura tells us about Dan’s breeding, conformation and personality.
Bandaging for exercise
Laura demonstrates the art of bandaging with pads.
Running time: 58 mins