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        11-21-2012, 10:53 PM
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    Hmmmmmmm.... I draw as well though. Come to South Aussie and teach me how to use those amazing oil sticks, then I'll consider it a fair trade off :P
    I'll even let you ride my little nutter, Spighi!
    Can I bring my spurs? BAHAHAHAHA!
         
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        11-21-2012, 11:31 PM
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    Can I bring my spurs? BAHAHAHAHA!
    You're welcome to try
         
        11-21-2012, 11:33 PM
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    You're welcome to try
    I got new ones ya know!!!
         
        11-21-2012, 11:37 PM
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    I'll be sure to bring the video camera - and the first aid kit ;)
    I don't know how kindly my rather sensitive soul of a dumb blood will cope with big western spurs - you could try him in a shanked bit too, I think he'd really appreciate it!!!
         
        11-21-2012, 11:53 PM
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    Originally Posted by Kayty    
    I'll be sure to bring the video camera - and the first aid kit ;)
    I don't know how kindly my rather sensitive soul of a dumb blood will cope with big western spurs - you could try him in a shanked bit too, I think he'd really appreciate it!!!
    Haha no doubt! I just saw your pics of the 'sunset ride' wow it looks so nice and warm there! It's supposed to get to -15 here tonight.....I promise I will thaw out my spurs on the plane!!
         
        11-22-2012, 12:08 AM
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    Surprisingly it was quite 'cold' the evening those photo's were taken - about 16C :P
    It was a balmy 36C yesterday though, lovely!!!
    Muppetgirl likes this.
         
        11-22-2012, 12:10 AM
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    Google is your friend!

    Lateral movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    It's actually a pretty good article. There's sub-articles for each movement as well.
         
        11-22-2012, 02:27 AM
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    Originally Posted by DancingArabian    
    Google is your friend!

    Lateral movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    It's actually a pretty good article. There's sub-articles for each movement as well.
    Thank you
         
        11-22-2012, 12:22 PM
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    Leg yielding is NOT a lateral movement.
    I suppose it depends on the particular school of dressage you're learning. There are many, many websites that describe leg yield as a lateral movement (including artofriding.com, sustainabledressage.com) and in books such as Equine Fitness, by Jec Ballou; though I know Kurd Albrecht Von Zeigner says it is not a lateral movement in his book, The Elements of Dressage (even though he also says that the horse should always be moving on a single track, like a train, unless doing lateral movements, which is a bit contradictory if leg yield is not a lateral movement)
         
        11-22-2012, 07:59 PM
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    Trained
    Fair enough - though lateral work is generally described as having bend. Leg yield has none. It is a stepping stone, a precurser to lateral movements so often gets lumped in as one when it is in fact not.
         

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