Cheyenne, I read both threads and everyone responding is correct. If you get any information from Spyder, Kayty, or Anebel, LISTEN. They are dressage queens, and their advice is more than useful.
They are right. Seesawing gives false collection. True collection comes from behind, when the horse is off its forehand and on the bit. These things, however, are later things to be focused on. I suggest you look at the dressage training scale and work on that. You have to crawl before you walk.
Anyone suggesting to see-saw in order to gain collection doesn't know what they are talking about. What you are feeling when you see-saw isn't collection; it's called bit evasion.
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