The Perfect Halt

While a good halt is particularly important in dressage, riding coach and judge Kitty Bowland says there's no real difference in judging halts in the different disciplines. 'A square halt is a square halt.'

The Perfect Canter depart

If you take riding lessons, your coach will at some point teach you the common basic aids for cantering from the trot. They are: 1) First, establish a sitting trot and maintain a correct, deep position in the saddle. 2) Next, position your pony or horse in the direction that you wish to travel by […]