9/24/2011, Walter Zettle, Training Level, Basics, elastic elbows and focus on proper contact and getting the hind leg active

Walter Zettl works on the basics- establishing an elastic and subtle contact with the horse. 

Video Description

This video with Walter Zettl works on the basics- establishing an elastic and subtle contact with the horse. He asks the rider to encourage her horse to stretch into the contact while keeping an active hind leg. He asks the rider to think be active, be ready, in the walk, so that she can ask for what ever is next and the horse is prepared.

Walter Zettl-GER/CAN
German dressage rider and Olympic-level dressage horse trainer. He was born in 1929 in Alt-Rohlau, Bohemia, which is now Stará Role in the Karlovy Vary region of the Czech Republic. Now a long time Canadian resident, where he coached the young riders dre