Dressage Solutions: Improve Your Pirouettes

Try this tip from Carl Hester.

To help make your pirouettes regular, balanced and effortless…
Imagine the face of a clock and make each step cover 10 minutes. 

Carl Hester is a five-time Olympian and a true horseman. In addition to his own position on the 2016 British Olympic team aboard Nip Tuck, he was the trainer of all the other British riders who clinched the team silver medal in Rio. Hester has Olympic, World and European Championship gold, silver and bronze medals to his credit. Most recently, he won the individual bronze medal at the 2017 World Cup in Omaha, Nebraska. In 2013, Queen Elizabeth awarded Hester an MBE: a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

This article first appeared in the February 2018 issue of Dressage Today.