Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel
For me.. idk why but after I canter I have the best sitting trot LOL. I think it's due to my horse.. once he relaxes then his trot becomes bearable to sit. Before then, I feel like kernels of popcorn.
But I imagine little gnomes hanging from my ankles, stretching my legs down. It helps me *shrug*
You would be surprised how much a good canter will improve the trot ;)
If I feel that I've lost the connection in the trot, I'll start some canter work and some trot-canter transitions, and when I come back to trot, it is so much more engaged and the back is much better - ta-da, easier to sit on!!