Dressage Solutions: Know When Your Inside Leg is Effective

Try this tip from Martin Kuhn.

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)

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.