Flatwork Exercises

Flatwork Exercises


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An illustrated guide to progressive schooling exercises, designed to improve suppleness, balance, strength, and agility, and to enhance the performance of horse and rider on the flat. Chapters include the paces, transitions, 10 m and 20 m circles, serpentines, and square halts and rein back.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781872082356
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: Threshold Picture Guides , #23
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Jane Wallace rode many of the top show ponies of the 1960s, winning at all the major shows including the Horse of the Year Show and Dublin Show. In 1989 Jane won the Individual Silver Medal at the European Championships at Burghley and was ranked 3rd lady rider in the world. Jane was a highly regarded hunter judge, judging at the major shows including The Horse of the Year Show. She teaches and gives lectures/demonstrations in England and abroad.

Table of Contents

Introduction Tack and equipment The paces The walk The trot The canter 20-meter circles Serpentines The half-halt and 'almost' transition Transitions Turns up the centre line Increasing and decreasing the circle Leg-yield 10-meter circles Shoulder-in Shoulder-out Demi-volte in canter Counter-canter Medium trot and canter Square halts Rein-back Final thoughts

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