So, I have a 12 Gelding. He is up to Medium class in dressage. He is a really sensitive horse. I have been having problems before I go into canter though. He would usually tense and jogs (like, really really collected trot for a few steps) whenever I would pick up the reins during walk. In my test, I would have let walk long rein and then collect him for 12 metres and canter him. He will tense up when he feels that I have shortened my reins.
He also has this problem where he would bring his butt inside kind of like a traver on the left side when I ask him for a canter. Sometimes he would drift off to the outside when I ask him for a canter without a fence.
I have World Dressage coming up soon so if anyone could give me advice, I would be really happy!
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