How selection, fit and use affect the subtle conversation between dressage rider and horse.
Improve your horse’s straightness and contact with this dressage training exercise from Gerhard Politz.
A note to my fellow talkative riders
Gerhard Politz explains how correct rider assessment and the appropriate use of praise are key elements to effective instruction.
Incorporate this into your training to improve connection and straightness and help you feel the effects of having a horse truly on the outside rein, a critical component of any half halt.