Small yet mighty, the cavaletti is the understated training tool that is versatile enough to be used in multiple disciplines and training levels, yet powerful enough to transform any equine.
The wonderful thing about cavalettis is that the you don’t need to break the bank to afford your own set. In fact, you can make your own set of cavalettis inexpensively right at home.
Read on for our top four DIY cavaletti building instructions and our favorite exercises for the walk, trot, and canter!
Now that you have your own blueprint for homemade cavalettis, here are our favorite exercises to use them with your horse: one for the walk, trot, and canter.
Cavalettis help ensure that horses use different muscle groups during training.
They encourage them to lift their necks higher and farther outward, meanwhile lifting their backs and engaging their hind end more freely.
Optimize the effectiveness of your conditioning time by incorporating these simple exercises into your riding routine.
Do you use cavaletti? Share your tips below!