Erica Poseley is a rider biomechanics coach who specializes in
lunging riders to improve their seats. She is also a Certified Ride With Your Mind
coach. In addition she was recently first person in the United States to be awarded
a Diploma of Equitation Science from Dr. Andrew McLean’s International on line
course on equine learning theory. Here are some of Erica's instructional videos,
each one dealing with only a few concepts, so that the information
can be easily learned and absorbed. You can also check out Erica's
of recommended books and the
These videos are organized into the following catergoies:
Erica Introduces Herself:
Erica Poseley shares her inspirational
story of searching in four different countries to find the
answers to ride , train, and teach in the most humane and
kind way. It takes more than a lifetime to be a good horseman.
Rider Biomechanics Videos:
How to put yourself in correct alignment:
Erica shows how to adjust a rider into proper riding posture.
Rider Biomechanics: Find your Unmovable Frame to
Develop a more Effective Seat
Erica shows how an ancient martial arts pose can help you have a more secure seat.
Improve your seat with Erica Poseley -
An introduction to Rider Biomechanics
Erica hopes you enjoy this introduction to her system of developing
an effective seat for all disciplines of riding.
More Videos coming soon!
Equine Learning Theory Videos:
Operant Conditioning - Introduction:
This video is an introduction to how horses learn through
operant conditioning - trial and error learning.
Operant Conditioning - Forward, shoulder
displacement, yielding of haunches:
This video explains training the operants of step forward, displace the
shoulders and yield the haunches.
Operant Conditioning - Halt under Saddle
Demonstration of the stop operant under saddle with the effects of
both correct and incorrect posture.
Operant Conditioning -
Turn and Yielding of Haunches Under Saddle
Erica Poseley demonstrates how to use previous ground training to
train the operant response for turn, ie shoulder displacement, and
the yielding of the hind legs under saddle.
More Videos coming soon!
Combining an understanding of how the horse learns with improved rider biomechanics
makes the whole riding experience more harmonious and satisfying.
How do we communicate with
our horse? Via cues or pressures. A correct seat gives you the tools
to give these cues in a very precise, clear way,
improving your communication with your horse.
Broaden your horizons with Erica's library of instructional videos, covering
both rider biomechanics and the basics of Equine Learning Theory.
Erica strives to breakdown these topics into bite size lessons.