Engagement Of Hindquarters

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst, arnd.nl Impulsion is more than the desire to move forward. It’s the elasticity of the horse’s steps, the suppleness of his back and the engagement of his hindquarters.

The Four Components of Impulsion

Joan Darnell explains how developing impulsion in dressage training requires more than just forwardness.

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The Importance of Powerful Hindquarters in Dressage Training

Rev up the horse's hindquarters—his engine—for optimal performance.