Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Germany- but not German =D
This is something, as has been mentioned in your other posts, that comes with a horse working correctly from behind, and correct seat/legs from the rider.
I find that working on a figure eight is best as it ensures you are using your legs and seat, where as serpentines, unless one loop, are more difficult.
The horse will also require, imo, topline and condition. It doesn't happen over night ;)
I know in our L dressage over here they introduce in to tests canter and trot work where the rider has to 'give' the hands fore so to prove the horse is working in self carriage and not relying on the rider's hands.
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