Dressage Solutions: To Stabilize Your Horse

Try this tip from Kathy Connelly.

To stabilize your horse and help keep him in front of your leg…

Imagine that your inside knee is drawing the line of travel for your horse. 

—Kathy Connelly

Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz

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Kathy Connelly is an international dressage rider, trainer and coach. She represented the United States Equestrian Team at the World Cup in Sweden and trained extensively in Germany with Herbert Rehbein and in Vienna with Ernst Bachinger, the former director of the Spanish Riding School. She trains out of Elysium Farm in Harvard, Massachusetts, and at Havensafe Farm in Wellington, Florida.