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Dressage Solutions: Keep Your Horse Straight

Try this tip from Jan Brink.

To stay straight in movements like extended trot or tempi changes…

Imagine that you are riding in a tunnel. Focus on your destination: the letter ahead. In movements that require straightness, you have to plan your path and focus on a certain point, otherwise you risk the chance that your horse will drift to one side or the other. —Jan Brink

Jan Brink represented Sweden in the 2002 and 2006 World Equestrian Games aboard Björsells Briar 899 (tullstorp.nu/en/).

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