Tag: lateral

Turn on the Forehand

Turn on the Forehand

Have you ever found yourself halfway through a turn on the forehand; either purposely or not?  Perhaps you were out hacking and there was a gate… You tried a little turn on the forehand, just like you had heard about, to open it, but ended up dismounting!  Or maybe your instructor or trainer mentioned it, you tried it with the best…

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Riding Haunches In or Travers

Riding Haunches In or Travers

Do you find that when you ask your horse to perform haunches in or travers, the forward movement tends to get a little ‘stuck’?  It feels as though he is on his tippy toes, pottering along with no inclination to get to the other end of the arena?! Haunches in is a lateral movement that is fantastic for suppling your horse…

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