Lesson Plan – Riding Position

Simple instructions to follow for teaching riding lesson students the basics of proper riding position. This lesson plan is part of Rider Medals Level 2: Beginner I. Accompanying worksheets are also available, as is a quiz to re-test the rider’s knowledge. This lesson also pairs well with our Beginner I – Journal.

This lesson plan covers:

  • getting their body into the correct riding position while seated in the saddle
  • finding the straight line from head to hip to heel
  • understand effect of their knee as a pivot point
  • the correct position of the stirrup on their foot
  • safety with their feet in the stirrups

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