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Ride iQ is a membership that includes on-demand, listen-while-you-ride audio lessons taught by the world's best equestrian coaches.
If you're a little skeptical about the concept, you're not alone. And that's natural, it's brand new!
Once you try it, you get it. It makes riding better.
For this preview, there's no sign up, no credit card, and complete anonymity. Here, you can listen to and try a full-length Ride iQ lesson (there are 300+ on the Ride iQ app) and preview the other great things Ride iQ offers. Ride-iQ.com
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 Everyday Warmup Pattern with Gina Smith
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In this lesson, Gina starts with a lot of walking around the arena on the inside track to encourage her horse to move forward and straight in the walk. In the trot and canter, Gina works through a circle exercise allowing her horse to stretch into the contact with forward impulsion.
Before You Ride:
Nothing you need to see before you ride.
Horse / Rider Experience Level:
This is a useful exercise for horses and riders of all levels.
This is a great exercise for all horse temperaments.
1:00: Walking around the arena off the rail, in both directions, encouraging a forward walk
9:40: Trotting, straight on the inside track, 18-meter circle, straight on the inside track, 18-meter circle, repeat
13:40: Canter, straight on the inside track, 18-meter circle, straight on the inside track, 18-meter circle, repeat, in both directions
17:10: Trotting, 3-loop serpentines, allowing her horse to stretch into the contact
18:50: Walk on the inside track and pat your horse!
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Ride iQ Membership Includes:
Unlimited on-demand audio lessons: Access to the Ride iQ mobile app and the complete library of 180+ audio lessons with new lessons added every Tuesday
Visual support and video lessons: Many Ride iQ audio lessons are supported by a 45 second to 6-minute-long video. The app also has full video lessons for members to watch when they aren’t riding
In-app private podcasts: Ride iQ private podcasts are both entertaining and educational including interviews with your favorite top riders and experts
Weekly live virtual Office Hours: Members have direct access to a Ride iQ coach every week and can ask any questions they have
Access to the private FB community: The camaraderie and sense of community within this group is really somethin’! You’ll find Ride iQ coaches and founders here, too!
Invitations to Ride iQ events: These include sponsored course walks, competition parties, and special virtual events. Ya, you’re VIP.
Release of Liability: In consideration of my use of this audio lesson provided by Ride iQ, I expressly agree and contract that Ride iQ and its insurers, employees, officers, directors, and associates, shall not be liable for any damages arising from personal injuries (including death) sustained by me or my horse as a result of the use of the audio lesson, regardless of whether such injuries result, in whole or in part, from the negligence of Ride iQ. By using this audio lesson, I accept and assume full responsibility for any and all injuries, damages (both economic and non-economic), and losses of any type, which may occur to me or my horse, and I hereby fully and forever release and discharge Ride iQ, its insurers, employees, officers, directors, and associates, from any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action, or causes of action, present or future, whether the same be known or unknown, anticipated, or unanticipated, resulting from or arising as a result of the use of said audio lesson. I understand and acknowledge that activities with horses, including the use of this audio lesson, involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death.
I was hesitant to download the app but I received a link to these preview lessons via email. It’s safe to say it didn’t take long to take the plunge and become a member…the listen-while-you-ride lessons are exactly what I needed to motivate me to ride and to get better every day! Plus, my confidence in myself as a rider is 10/10 compared to when I was schooling alone. I expect this type of learning to become a staple for equestrians.