Forward Riding Series Part 21 - Steering the Horse with a Driving Rein


Part 21 of Susan Deal’s "Forward Riding Series - Exercises for a Rider's First Year"

In this topic the young student has progressed to the point that she is beginning to ride on contact. It is important that the rider has tactful arms and hands when riding with contact as not to abuse the horse’s mouth. Susan finds that teaching her students to steer with a driving rein really encourages them to follow the balancing gestures of the horse’s head and neck with sensitivity.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 9 seconds


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