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Riding Out, Part 1

Dressage Problem Solving • 8m 38s

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  • Riding Out, Part 2

    In the next video, Felicitas demonstrates how a steeper hill helps challenge the horse to sit more and helps with his balance. She will even come to a halt on the hill and ask the horse to back up a few steps to challenge him more. All the time, she focuses on keeping him straight and allowing hi...

  • Riding Out, Part 3

    In Part 3, Felicitas rides a hot little stallion and demonstrates how important it is to settle him when he gets too hot. She chooses various inclines on the hills to help him gather and carry himself more. She even uses a grouping of trees along the hill to create a figure of eight that challeng...

  • Riding Out, Part 4

    In this final video, Felicitas demonstrates how she uses the hills to develop her horse's piaffe and passage. This is a nice example of how the extra energy in the field allows her to use the walk between heat and explosion and helps the horse to relax and dance instead of forcing him. (We apolog...