de Boiz Launch New Correct Contact Rein
Correct Contact Rein designed by Show Jumping Trainer Ernest Dillon
and developed and marketed by de Boiz is seeing great success
in the showjumping ring.
serious fault with the developing show jumping rider is to throw
the contact away on the take-off stride which is the precise moment
the horse needs the support of the contact", Says trainer
the Correct Contact Rein this is almost impossible.
have experimented with the reins for over a year with great results
from young children on strong ponies, right through to serious
adult riders competing over 1.50m courses. Without exception every
rider showed a marked improvement in a remarkably short time."
many successful ideas, the Correct Contact Rein is simple. It
is a "no gadget" way of putting across the feel for
the correct contact in the rein with the horse going forward and
"up" into the rein rather than the rider pulling the
with the reins the correct length requires the rider to maintain
a correct contact and so allows the horse through the arm and
consequently develops the idea of the arm being an extension of
the rein," adds Ernest.
the rider does not use his/her legs the horse will not move, so
the easy option is to slip the rein and allow the horse to flop
forward on his forehand instead of pushing forward off his hind
Correct Contact Rein is easily adjustable and determined by the
conformation of both the horse and rider, which means the rein
length is always right. There is also a loop in the rein, which
eliminates the strong tension in the rider's arms and shoulders,
resulting in the feel on the rein being more sympathetic. It also
means that the rein can never slip through the rider's hand.
an aid for trainers and riders on the flat and over jumps, the
Correct Contact Rein is unique in its simplicity. Its obvious
benefits prove themselves almost immediately and if used over
a long period will give any rider more confidence in the correct
use of the leg and rein aids ," says Ernest.
Ernest Dillon Correct Contact Rein is priced at around £60.
more information contact de Boiz on 01845 567840.