How to Encourage Your Horse to Stretch on a Long Rein ⋆ How To Dressage
One of the key scales of training for dressage horses is suppleness. The term refers to the horse’s willingness to work over his back and topline to seek the rider’s contact. This scale is tested in movements where the horse is allowed to ‘take the reins and stretch’, and in the ‘free walk on a long rein’. But what is the judge looking for and how do you encourage your horse to work over his back and stretch? Click the link to find out.