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Always Forward - Part 1


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  • Always Forward - Part 2

    They reverse directions at the canter, and check that she can honestly move him from one rein to the other without a flying change.  Laura talks about never using both hands in a restrictive manner, and always leaving them someplace to go.  After the warm up they check the extended and collected ...

  • Always Forward - Part 3

    As this rider starts the half pass in the other direction she runs into resistance, so starts it with a leg yield, changing to half pass halfway through.  After a walk break they go to the canter, making sure to give forward with the hands much like her seat moves forward during the canter stride...

  • Always Forward - Part 4

    They return to the trot, working on going from the trot to the passage with forward thinking and him lifting his shoulders. Laura encourages the rider to use her half halts rather than holding him to get the passage.  She gives a very thorough explanation of the connection needed and the aids the...