Welcome to Equestrian Coach.

The world’s leading online training site for equestrians, led by legendary horseman Bernie Traurig.

Affordable, timeless education.
A Library of over 300 videos, including the complete series of the American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System.
65 Olympic and World-Class coaches sharing their knowledge on various topics.
All disciplines for every level, from beginner to advanced.
Educational discounts available.
Access to our "Ask the Experts" Q&A.
What Makes Us Different

Equestrian Coach provides affordable access to comprehensive, classical training and techniques derived from distinguished masters of the sport and modernized for today's jumping disciplines. The core instruction on the site follows the timeless principles of the American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System, presented in its entirety, and will benefit those in any jumping discipline at any level.

Membership to EquestrianCoach opens the door to a wealth of knowledge provided by some of the best riders, coaches and industry professionals the world has to offer. We bring you the best from Show Jumping, Hunters, Equitation, Dressage, Eventing, and Western Reining Olympians and World Champions. We also feature top veterinarians, farriers, judges, course designers, sports psychologists, and a wide array of accomplished equestrian specialists with years of expertise to share.

World-Class Coaching

WHAT TO WATCH

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Angles & Narrows

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Angles & Narrows

Angles & narrows are prominent obstacles found on the cross country course. In this segment, Gina shows us how to…

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Distance Selection Process

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Distance Selection Process

Will Simpson unveils the system he uses every time he jumps a fence to create the distance he wants. If…

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Ground Manners

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Ground Manners

Did your horse fail charm school? Does he ignore your personal space or get mouthy when you have to handle…

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Getting a Horse to Learn How to Back Up and Jump Rounder

In this session Jenny and Kost Karazissis show us one of the methods they use to make a horse jump…

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Third Level Dressage

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Third Level Dressage

The movements in Third Level are designed to show greater engagement, straightness, bending, suppleness, throughness, balance and self-carriage than at…

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Mastering Flatwork Over Fences – Advanced

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Mastering Flatwork Over Fences – Advanced

A complete progressive forward-riding training system. The Advanced level further illustrates Bernie’s modern, refined and simplified approach. If your goal…

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Our renowned coaches are industry masters in many disciplines including Hunters, Jumpers, Equitation, Dressage, Eventing, and Western Reining. Equestrian Coach presents the Forward Riding System in its entirety: A complete system that includes position of the rider, aids that control the horse, and a progressive schooling system for the horse.

Explore our extensive video library designed for every level of rider or instructor. 

Clinics and Workshops with Bernie

Jumpers | Equitation | Hunters | Eventing
Organized at your stable. Private, semi-private, or commercial.
All ages and levels from novice to professional.

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