Holly Hugo-Vidal

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Education vs. Strength

Use degrees of pressure to get your horse to respond to light aids instead of wearing yourself out with nagging leg and rein aids.

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Independent and Effective Aids Start With a Strong Position

Holly Hugo-Vidal offers tips to help riders use their aids properly through balance and coordination.

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Correct Way = Safe Way

Lessen the odds of an avoidable accident by making sure you’re using tried-and-true strategies for handling your horse.

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The Geometry of Rider Angles

Communicate more effectively with your horse by focusing on the four major angles in your riding position.

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Holly Hugo-Vidal: Tips for Boosting Your Score in Your Hunter Round

Hunter/jumper trainer and judge Holly Hugo-Vidal offers some ideas to help increase the score of your hunter round.

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Does the Punishment Suit the Crime?

To correct your horse's disobedience, you first need to understand why it happened.

Flying Changes

Fix Flying Change Problems

Top trainer Holly Hugo-Vidal's six-step program helps you keep your horse relaxed when you ask for a flying change.