Physics

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The Physics of Flexion in the Dressage Horse

Take a look at the topic of longitudinal flexion through a scientific lens and learn why it is an important goal of classical dressage.

Credit: Rebecca Neff Leg yielding is a methodical movement that promotes straightness and throughness, which in turn promotes balance. Here Catherine Chamberlain demonstrates the leg yield with her Dutch Warmblood, Chance.

How to Successfully Ride "Inside Leg to Outside Rein"

Fran Kehr answers this reader question, explaining this combination of aids and what it achieves when performed correctly.