Dressage Solutions: Improve the Position and Forward Aspect of Your Hands

Try this tip from Melissa Allen.
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To improve the position and forward aspect of your hands...

Imagine home base for your hands as a square in front of your saddle that is even with the width and height of your hips. Always keep your hands in the home-base square with the feeling that you are pushing a shopping cart forward. —Melissa Allen

(Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz)

(Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz)

  Melissa Allen is a USDF Certified Instructor through the FEI levels and a USDF bronze, silver and gold medalist. She trains out of Willow Creek Sport Horses in Raymore, Missouri. 

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