Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~
If the horse won't canter except to a fence or on the trail - well then it's probably not going to like dressage very much!!
I very much disagree with it. If horse is unbalanced it won't be happy to canter in ring: on trail it's much easier to do (especially going uphill). Get the balance in place and horse very well may enjoy working in arena.