Bouncy Trot

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl If your horse offers passage while out hacking, think upward half halts to help lift his shoulders while your lower legs lift his belly in the rhythm of the trot

When Your Dressage Horse Offers Passage During a Hack

Chris Hickey shares how you can harness your horse's natural passage steps to teach passage in the arena.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl To sit a big trot more effectively, you need to make your horse more reactive to lighter aids and teach yourself to establish the optimal tempo.

Tips to Sit a Big Trot More Effectively

USDF gold medalist Kamila Dupont offers advice and explains that addressing this issue begins with improving the horse's gaits.

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The Secret to Following Your Horse’s Motion

Liz Steacie shares advice to help riders find a better sitting trot. Plus, try her unmounted exercise to get a better feel.