No Stirrups November for Intermediate Riders

In order to ride without stirrups at a rising trot, you must develop your balance plus enough strength in your core and legs. This takes regular weekly practice. Riding without stirrups has many great benefits. It will build your leg strength, increase suppleness, and help you develop a secure and independent seat, which is a goal of all riding disciplines.

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Regional Youth Board Spotlight: Great Lakes Region

The Junior Leadership Council of the Great Lakes Region is currently composed of members ranging from the unrated level to the HA level. The JLC aims to increase communication between the Regional Board and its members, while providing member insight and bringing forward new ideas for future GLR activities. The JLC and Regional board benefit from their biannual meetings, where they discuss regional and club events which allows for feedback to the Regional Board directly from the members.

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