Long Neck

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4 Signs You Are Riding Your Dressage Horse Too Short in the Neck

A short neck indicates a problem in the connection and the early steps of the dressage pyramid of training—rhythm, relaxation, seeking the contact. William Solyntjes discusses four symptoms of a short neck.

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A Long Neck Equals a More Rideable Horse

Successful riding at the upper levels of dressage begins with teaching your horse to come through his back with a long neck and go to the hand.