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Nicholas Fyffe shows this rider the importance of contact with elasticity. The total running time of this three part video is 46:30.
Nicholas Fyffe and this Quarter Horse who is moving into a career in dressage offer us the chance to see just how important an elastic contact with reins is to creating a through horse. Watch as Nicholas pinpoints what this rider needs to do to bring this lovely horse to his best, including making sure he is responsive to her aids and solid in the contact. The total running time of this three part video is 46:30.
Nicholas Fyffe works with a quarter horse currently schooling Second Level, and they discuss what the rider would like to work on first. He talks about why she rides with a whip but no spurs, and why he uses the spurs he does. They first work on showing a consistent contact with elasticity. When he lowers his neck the contact varies, and Nicholas has her create a more forward walk. They show a beautiful trot and then he asks her to lower his neck and lengthen the reins.