1/2009- Helgstrand, Level-Grand Prix/S, Relaxation first and then schooling the GP movements

How to attain relaxation when the horse is running through the aids. Informative video on getting the horse to focus in a tense atmosphere.

Video Description

Andreas rides the mare working on getting her to listen, and relax, and stop running through his aids. He does this but using many half halts. Sometimes he explains, that his half halts must be quite strong, to get her to release the bit and relax. Again,

Andreas Helgstrand-DEN
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