Getting back to work

My student Jeanne Seeley has been busy bringing Batman back into work. He spent a good bit of the winter not being ridden, so we want to build his fitness and stamina back up. Here Jeannie demonstrates using two point at the trot to help the horse develop his top line. Once he becomes stronger he will be able to spend more time cantering with the rider in two point. It is important when bringing your horse back into work to keep the work fun for your horse. Pushing the horse, yet knowing when they have had enough is a balancing act. Share your tips for bringing a horse back into work.