From Canter Departure to Flying Changes in Series – Part I

Advanced Level Canter Work Stands and Falls with Your Basic Canter Transitions by Rivkah Roth DO DNM If your walk-canter departures are equally straight and balanced on either lead, chances are you will be able to master faultless flying changes in either direction and, later perhaps also, your series-changes from fours to changes every stride. … Continue reading From Canter Departure to Flying Changes in Series – Part I

Equestrian: Straightness – Why You May Have it All Wrong

"Straight" is not "|" Straight, but ")" = "(" Even Bend Ever since Prussian dressage master Gustav Steinbrecht (1808 to 1885) demanded, "reite Dein Pferd vorwaerts und richte es gerade" - usually translated into English way-off-the-mark as, "ride your horse forward and straight" - misunderstandings about the goal and the process to reach it have … Continue reading Equestrian: Straightness – Why You May Have it All Wrong