How do you best train your balance?

To be able to sit properly on the horse requires a certain balance.

It can be innate but you can also train it just like everything else.

Good training is of course to ride a lot without a saddle, but you can also sit on a big ball and practice sitting when you lift your feet.

One thing I practiced a lot when I was young was to carry a book on my head. It’s a bit fun and you can compete to see who can go the furthest and keep the book on your head. I got so far that I could lie down and get up again without losing the book. Try it! It also helps your posture, as you have to walk straight to be able to perform the exercise.


Author: Anne Axell

I have helped many equestrians with their mindset and relationship with their horse, so they now are confident and enjoy the equestrian sport. Thanks to my extensive experience with horses, I can lead you to success in your riding. I have been actively riding the different riding styles,(dressage, hunter/jumper and trail) owened a lot of horses and have an equestrian business. l have also been breeding and selling horses for many years. I am a coach and trainer and have also completed courses as a judge. In addition, I have been a saddlemaker for many years and can advise you in terms of equipment and how it affects your horse. I can help you in 3 langauge, Danish, Swedish and English.