Tag: Legolas


Collection: Putting It All Together Amber and Legolas

13th November

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber discusses collection with his associate trainer Amber and the horse Legolas.



Amber and Legolas Demonstrate Collection 1

8th August

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride discusses collection and Amber and Legolas demonstrate the collection.



Legolas and Amber: Collection Walk and Trot 11-24-16

23rd November

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride shows collection in the walk and trot.



Lunging A Fully Developed Horse

21st November

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride demonstrates lunging with a fully developed horse.



Amber and Legolas: Sustaining Collection 1

22nd July

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride gives an update on Legolas and demonstrates collection.



Amber and Legolas: Collected Canter 1

9th March

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride gives an update on Legolas and the collected canter.



Amber and Legolas 1st Show

7th December

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride discusses Amber and Legolas’ first show.



Full Lesson: Legolas And The Working Canter

7th October

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride shows a full lesson with Legolas and discusses the working canter.



Developing Collection Part 1

25th May

Will Faerber from Art 2 Ride begins a series on developing collection. These are actual schooling session with Amber and Legolas as they begin the journey toward collection. In other words, you’ve got your horse stretching and well developed in working gaits, what comes next. We show you each days schooling over a period of a few weeks so that you can get an idea of how we progress over time. A good trainer is like a chess player, he is thinking many moves ahead and how his beginning strategy will effect his end game.



Legolas: Beginning Collection

12th December

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride gives you an update on Legolas and beginning collection.



Legolas: Starting In Piaffe

12th December

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride gives a demonstration of starting the piaffe with the horse Legolas.



Ambolas and Legolas Training Video #4

11th November

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride presents another full length training video of Amber and Legolas.



Amber and Legolas: Training Video 3

16th October

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride shows you a full training lesson with his associate trainer Amber and Legolas.



Amber and Legolas: Training Video 2

21st August

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride shows you a training session of Amber and Legolas.



Legolas and Amber

27th March

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber gives you an update on Legolas and his associate trainer Amber.



Amber and Legolas: The Perfect Stretch

21st October

Good morning this is Will Faerber from Art2Ride and I am here with Amber, our associate trainer. Amber moved down here to join us about a month ago. This is a horse that I discovered at a clinic and Amber was fortunate enough to buy it.

He is five years old and is beautifully stretching into the contact. Look at how consistently this horse is floating over the ground. Amber will now bring him up and show us his working trot. This horse started out a little broken in the neck, but she has gotten him through now. Notice how there was no change in his gate during the transition. The only thing that changed was his neck coming into a different position. Also notice how the horse’s neck went out and down when going back into the stretch. When we …




From the Blog!

Join me as I post weekly blogs covering many topics relating to Classical Foundation Training. I have intentionally left out the word "dressage" because many people have a negative association with the prevalent "crank and spank" approach or that it is a sport for only those who are afraid to jump.

Dressage as it is meant to be is an understanding of how to best optimize a horse's movement and ability to carry a rider, surely a benefit for any horse, any discipline. It is also important in maintaining your horse's safety, soundness and sanity.

Barb and Perhaps: WDF Foundation Level 1 Test 4

Barb and Perhaps demonstrate the World Dressage Federation Foundation Level 1 Test 4 with Will’s commentary.

Amber and Legolas: WDF Foundation Level 1 Test 6

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride discusses the world dressage federation level 1 test 6. Amber and Legolas Demonstrate.

Video Critique: Julie and Barbie Submission 1

San Diego Horse Trainer Will Faerber from Art2Ride discusses the video sent in by Julie and gives suggestions for further improvement.

**Correction, the Clinic Will...