First Level Movements

Credit: Courtesy, Corinne Foxley In this moment, Bomol is changing the flexion in the direction of the new lead to strike off into canter.

How to Correctly Ride a Change of Lead Through Trot

Learn the steps to ride this movement that appears in First Level Test 3.

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Hilda Gurney: First Level Movements with Young Horses

Learn how to begin schooling First Level movements with a 4-year-old.

AHSA "S" judge Natalie Lamping demonstrates the First Level canter lengthening with Lucinda Boyle's gelding, Court Jester.

Tone Your Horse's Topline by Riding the Canter Lengthening

This First Level movement is your means for developing your horse’s topline and belly muscles, both critical to successful upper-level work.

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How to Ride First Level Leg Yields

Learn how the leg yield prepares for advancement in dressage training