Horse's Balance Issues

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Use Transitions to Develop Your Dressage Horse's Throughness: A Four-Step Exercise

Ride through these four steps from Beth Baumert to improve your horse's throughness.

Credit: Susan J. Stickle A skilled rider with refined body awareness helps the horse learn to work in a symmetrical balance, which results in less wear and tear on the horse’s body. Lauren Sammis rides Whitman, a 12-year-old KWPN gelding.

Developing Balance and Symmetry in the Dressage Horse and Rider

Lauren Sammis explains how constant awareness of your position in relation to your horse’s body is the key to proper riding.