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Three Year Old Basic Training, Contact Issues with Dr. Ulf Moller

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  • The Bend In Transitions 1

    Courtney introduces the rider and her new four year old mount and their goal of getting the hind end moving.  He raises his head during transitions, and Courtney suggests bending him rather than correcting him and trying to get his head down. In the trot to canter transitions she has her get the ...

  • The Bend In Transitions 2

    Courtney has the rider move him away from the inside leg and bend before asking for the walk trot transition, helping him bend through the body.  They use this tool for the trot canter transitions also, leaving enough room to move him sideways.

  • The Bend In Transitions 3

    After a walk break they reschool having him move forward off a whisper of an aid, and get stronger when he doesn't, and rewarding him when he goes forward.  They use the bend for the trot walk transition, and you can watch his understanding grow.  When they have trouble with the trot canter trans...