Olivia LaGoy-Weltz: Defining the Rein Aids

LaGoy-Weltz discusses how achieving the ideal connection with both reins starts with the inside aids. PLUS, a renowned vet talks about normal vs. abnormal hoof temperature.

One of America’s top dressage riders gives much-needed credit to the inside aids, showing how gaining submission to
them gives us influence over the horse’s hindquarters and creates the ability to put him on the outside aids.

In this issue, Olivia:

• shares two exercises to establish submission to the inside aids and guide the horse into the receiving outside
aids.

• discusses safety issues and the inside rein.

• explains how the rein aids are affected by a horse’s soft and stiff sides.

Also in this issue, a renowned veterinarian talks about how to tell the difference between normal and abnormal hoof
temperature.


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