Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Canter. Staying on the outside rein and leg. Staying connected.





"Canter.  Can you keep your horse against the outside rein and leg?  Why is this so important?  How can you know if your horse is really there?"


In this session Susan focuses on keeping Beau straight and in balance.  To do this she is using the serpentine pattern while asking him to stay on the outside rein and leg.  This is when Beau is straight and hopefully... sitting back on his hindquarters more.  This level of balance is still new to Beau and he is not sure what we want him to do.  It is about the 5th time we have asked him for this level of connection.

Can you see how Beau's balance is changing?  Are you ready to try this on your horse?