I saw huge improvements in my horse's balance and collectibility. There is a much better connection through the reins for both of us. My horse much more powerful and I feel brave enough to ride her in that charged up mode and posture. I experienced big improvements in the subtlety of communication between us. .
After being frustrated riding with many instructors and international level clinicians, Karen Rohlf for now is the instructor I turn to and I have signed up for another round of USS. She gets the bigger picture and not just the mechanics of dressage. She has an appreciation for both rider and horse that brings the two
I'm an instructor and have shown up to PSG, and there is crucial information here that you don't get with local dressage instructors or even well known clinicians. It's more and better than what is required for USDF instructors and USDF judges to learn in USDF courses. For me, the course has filled in many
Always ride with a plan - know where I am and where I want to be and what I want to be doing at any given moment when I am riding. Versus, just riding around without a real plan of what or where I am going. Have a logical plan of the 6 gymnastic abilities
Both my horse's and my balance, flexibility and mobility have improved significantly through this course. With the physical improvements I have noticed both of our emotional flexibility has increased as well. He is willing to try and I am willing to listen and support as needed. .
Go for it! It is the next logical step and there is sooo much information. It will take you and your horse to another level but yet it feels like fun! It really feels now like we are dancing together. We are much better able to retain relaxation even when doing challenging things. I have learnt to
I became more analytical and a more focused and thinking rider. My horse became more supple and more confident. We developed more confidence in each other and to try new things. I have more self confidence that even if its not good just now, at least I know where we are going and it is
The Sweet Spot prepares you so well for all of the really fun gymnastic work in the Upward Spiral course. They go together beautifully. As you near the end of your Sweet Spot course, you are seeking exactly what's in Upward Spiral of Successful Gymnastics, even if you don't know it... Do it! .
This course takes all you learned in the Sweet Spot course to not just the next level but exponentially increases your understanding of the benefits of gymnastic exercises. Karen presents the information in a way that makes a great transition from the basics to the most advanced and everything in between. .