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Take the Weight on the Hindquarters, Part 2


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  • Take the Weight on the Hindquarters, ...

    He gets a good long walk break, and they come back to work on the extended trot with self carriage.  They keep the trot quick and together and strong without being passage.  They look for collected with engaged hind legs.

  • Steffen Peters - Suppleness, Part 1

    U.S. Olympian Steffen Peters helps this pair relax in a new and exciting environment. They use leg yields on the circle to encourage suppleness and giving to the inside rein. He works with the mare in hand to be sure that she is focusing on the rider more, even when being led.

  • Steffen Peters - Suppleness, Part 2

    Steffen now hands the mare back to the rider so he can do the same work in hand. When he remounts Steffen walks with them to reinforce the in-hand work. They continue with the canter work, schooling pirouettes and confirming moving off the aids and straightness with leg yields to shoulder in.