Dressage Solutions: Know When Your Inside Leg is Effective

Try this tip from Martin Kuhn.
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To help you know when your inside leg is effective in sending energy to the outside rein…

Imagine that, as a result of using the inside leg, the outside of your horse’s neck seems like a balloon filling with air and the outside rein feels like a bungee cord with positive tension and an elastic connection. —Martin Kuhn

(Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz)

(Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz)

Martin Kuhn is a USDF Certified Instructor and a USDF bronze, silver and gold medalist. He owns and operates StarWest with his wife, Kate Fleming-Kuhn, in New Berlin, Illinois.

This article originally appeared in the November 2018 issue of Dressage Today.