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Dressage Freestyle - Suzanne Hassler

Dressage General • 8m 0s

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  • Use of the German Martingale 2

    Nancy explains how this last exercise in the warm up can also be use for a horse with a tight back.  She moves the martingale to the second ring now that he is warmed up and describes It's effect.  Nancy guiders her through asking for more suppleness left and right in the trot while keeping the c...

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    Nancy now removes the martingale, and repeats the same work to check that he has learned to carry himself without leaning on the reins.  The rider uses small half halts to keep him upright and her wrists to encourage his flexion.  He responds by chewing while continuing to push from behind. They ...