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Isabell Werth: Develop Elasticity

This German Olympic gold medalist explains how elasticity and suppleness allow your horse to do his job well.

When Germany’s Olympic gold medalist Isabell Werth sits on a horse, she says elasticity and suppleness are the key
qualities that make all things possible. When a horse is flexible and elastic, he can do his job well.

In this issue, she reviews:

  • Rhythm and a good connection
  • Flexion and bend for a positive connection
  • Transitions to improve the gaits
  • Shoulder-in and half pass

Also in this issue, a top groom shares tips on how to transition your horse’s coat for the new season.


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