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If you are tired of riding the endless circle, or you're struggling to find inspiration for your riding each week, this is the podcast for you.

The Daily Strides Podcast is for equestrians wanting to learn more, stay inspired, and continue to move the conversation between horse and rider forward.

Each episode provides step by step guided instruction on different aspects of riding, groundwork, and lunging your horse or pony.

All episodes have a full blog post published at https://StridesForSuccess.com. New episodes are published every Monday.

Say goodbye to the endless circle and hello to intentional interaction with your horse in a way that you both enjoy, that you both benefit from, by subscribing to the Daily Strides Podcast for Equestrians today and

Let's Make Every Ride Great

Daily Strides Podcast for Equestrians Lorna Leeson

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    • 4.3 • 31 Ratings

If you are tired of riding the endless circle, or you're struggling to find inspiration for your riding each week, this is the podcast for you.

The Daily Strides Podcast is for equestrians wanting to learn more, stay inspired, and continue to move the conversation between horse and rider forward.

Each episode provides step by step guided instruction on different aspects of riding, groundwork, and lunging your horse or pony.

All episodes have a full blog post published at https://StridesForSuccess.com. New episodes are published every Monday.

Say goodbye to the endless circle and hello to intentional interaction with your horse in a way that you both enjoy, that you both benefit from, by subscribing to the Daily Strides Podcast for Equestrians today and

Let's Make Every Ride Great

    Today's Riding Plan for You and Your Horse...

    Today's Riding Plan for You and Your Horse...

    "So, what are you planning on doing today?". It's a question I ask at least 5 or 6 times a week to different riders.  And, let's be honest here, so often the answer is not all that great! "I'm not sure.  We'll see when we start working."  If that's you right regarding your next ride with your horse, I am giving you 'the look'!  The look I reserve for riders who say they want to achieve and do all of the things... But they continue to wing it when it comes to their training and their responsibilities as the trainer for their horse.
    So, rather than just moan, I am going to give you a step-by-step riding plan today that you can follow so you can truly make the most of your next ride with your horse :)
    You can read the full article along with the lists of suggested riding movements HERE
    More Training & Support FREE DAILY STRIDES PODCAST RIDING PLAN; CLICK HERE TO GET IT Get Daily Strides Premium and Train TODAY!  Join Connection for Step by Step Audio Horse Riding Lessons Mindset & Fitness for Equestrians Virtual Stable Lounge for Riders Working Alone or with OTTBs

    • 19 min
    What is 'Doing It' for You and Your Horse This Year?

    What is 'Doing It' for You and Your Horse This Year?

    It's always the same.  The same sentences are being spoken and written about the same things. And I've been thinking about why it is this way.  Why do most riders make the same 'resolutions' year in and year out?  Rather than growing, building, and developing so that they get to create something different each year they are together?
     
    How about this year, you try something different for you and your horse?  Something that you can feel a sense of accomplishment about?
    Commit to 'Doing It'... Now, I get that 'doing it' is fairly vague!  It's one of those phrases that can mean anything to anyone. And this is where the magic lives.  It is as individual and unique as you and your horse are when working together. Which allows you to make it anything that you want it to be.
     
    I am going to suggest that from today, you begin to think about what 'doing it' is for you and your horse.
     
    Start with thinking about what 'being an equestrian' means for you.  Does it mean a deeper connection with your horse?  Perhaps it is with horses in general.  Maybe it is riding skills and training skills that really define an equestrian for you.  Or the number of hours spent with horses on a weekly basis...
     
    Read the rest of this article and links to other similar ones HERE
     
    Free Daily Strides Podcast Riding Calendar - Download it HERE
     
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    • 11 min
    Making the Most of Time with Your Horse

    Making the Most of Time with Your Horse

    There are certain times of the year when circumstances mean you can find yourself with either more or less time with your horse. December, August, and April are just a few that pop into my mind.  Some riders find they have more time, and other riders have significantly less! It just depends on your unique circumstances and situation.
    What is key to remember is that whatever side of the time conundrum you find yourself on, making the time with your horse count is important. Especially if you hope to continue to move forward in your training together.  Can you really afford to lose a month of training - and set your momentum back to zero?
    So, to help you get this all figured out and continue to grow and develop your skills as a rider, here are a few ideas on how you can make the most of your time with your horse. However much time that happens to be for you.
    You Can Read the Full Article and Get Free Training HERE More Training & Support Free Planner & Exercises for Riders Join Connection for Step by Step Audio Horse Riding Lessons Mindset & Fitness for Equestrians Virtual Stable Lounge for Riders Working Alone or with OTTBs

    • 13 min
    Safely Including Jumping in Your Horse's Training

    Safely Including Jumping in Your Horse's Training

    Whether you enjoy jumping or not, the fact of the matter remains... When approached correctly and consistently, jumping can significantly benefit horses and riders in a long-term training program even if there is no intention of actually 'jumping' competitively. And this is true regardless of discipline, training level, and experience.
    When introduced the right way, and then strategically used jumping is a great way to add diversity to the training - and physically and mentally develop the team.  
    So, here are three simple ways you can get started and begin using jumping this week in your current training program with your horse. And, keep in mind, nothing has to be 'higher' or 'bigger' than 30cm (12 inches), deal? ;)
    Read the Rest of This Article and Get More Resources HERE
    More Training & Support Free Planner & Exercises for Riders Join Connection for Step by Step Audio Horse Riding Lessons Mindset & Fitness for Equestrians Virtual Stable Lounge for Riders Working Alone or with OTTBs

    • 13 min
    3 Mistakes when Purchasing an Online Horse Program...

    3 Mistakes when Purchasing an Online Horse Program...

    There are times each year when special offers are just an inevitable part of life. Right now is one of those times; I can only imagine how, right now, your inbox is full, full, full, with all of the things!  And some of those things, online horse programs, are just so, well, darn good... Right?
    Hmmm... Maybe too good?!
    I think that most of us would agree that knowing how to discern 'all of the things' when it comes to online horse programs and courses can be a bit of a fine art.  Particularly when you're not an expert on the topic of the course or program you're interested in, maybe, investing in.  And this is true for most of us.  After all, we are not going to spend time and money on knowledge or training on things we already are well versed in! 
    So, in the hope that I can help you a little with all of the decisions regarding what's 'right' for you and your horse...  Here's a quick rundown of the 3 common mistakes I see riders make.
    Read More of This Article HERE More On This Topic:- Working with an Online Coach or Trainer Accountability in Your Riding Support in Your Riding Journey Join Connection today and transform your riding journey Lunging for Riding – 4-week step-by-step program to transform your lunging experience Online community for equestrians working on their mindset & fitness Online Community for equestrians focusing on re-schooling horses (and ex-racehorse

    • 13 min
    3 Lunging Exercises to Train Your Horse

    3 Lunging Exercises to Train Your Horse

    As a rider, it is important to always look for ways to keep your schooling work interesting; for you and your horse. One of the ways you can do this is by working on different lunging exercises.  And they don't have to be 'fancy' or complex.
    In fact, there are a few basic exercises you can begin working on introducing, or refining today that will help you to really begin utilizing lunging as a training tool for you and your horse. 
    Now, just like riding, it is important that before you dive into 'working' your horse, you take the time to warm up correctly.  I enjoy walking my horse (leading my horse) the 'long way round' to the arena I will be working in.  I use the 5 or so minutes to do a little groundwork on the way.
    And bonus points if the groundwork sets up, introduces, or relates to what you will actually be working on when lunging your horse.  It is the perfect way to start the conversation. 
    Read the Rest of the Article and Explore other Resources HERE
    More Resources:-
    Free Training to Successfully Get Started with Lunging:-
    https://stridesforsuccess.com/episode1264-3-lunging-exercises-to-train-your-horse/ Join Connection today and transform your riding journey Lunging for Riding – 4-week step-by-step program to transform your lunging experience Online community for equestrians working on their mindset & fitness Online Community for equestrians focusing on re-schooling horses (and ex-racehorse

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Nevaeh Piot ,

Amazing Listen!

Lorna is super at explaining and helping you with your riding. She offers great opportunities and really gets in detail on how you can fix your riding problems. I definitely recommend this podcast! ❤️

Farmergirl147 ,

Many thanks!

I think these podcasts are really great! I always felt different to equestrians like I was doing something wrong but after listening to this podcast I felt like part of the club. I hope you continue to make these, they have really helped me better my riding and my horse looks to be happier now to.

Traceysnowden ,

Thank you

I love your work Lorna! I find you really easy to follow and you’ve got great experience. Thanks for putting so much effort in to these podcasts, they make my commute to work much more pleasurable 😊 Tracey from Western Australia

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