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Dressage Solutions: Improve Your Horse’s Canter and Flying Changes

Try this tip from Debbie McDonald.

To improve your horse’s
canter and flying changes…

Imagine that the canter stays the same all the time and that
your horse remains within a tunnel from your legs to your
hands. —Debbie McDonald

(Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz)

Debbie McDonald and Brentina earned double gold at the 1999 Pan American
Games, were on the U.S. silver-medal team at the 2002 World Equestrian Games
and in Las Vegas in 2003, they became the first American pair to win gold at a
World Cup Final. Debbie and Brentina were also on the bronze-medal team at the
2004 Olympics and 2006 WEG. She is currently the U.S. dressage technical advisor.

This Solutions image first appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of Practical Horseman magazine. 

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