AskHQ: Leg yield

Q: Why is leg yield not considered a lateral movement? A: Leg yielding does not belong to the lateral movements, since the horse, whilst being in slight lateral flexion through…

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AskHQ: Flocking

Q: What are the different kinds of flocking in saddles? A: There are several types of flocking that are commonly used in saddles. Below are the main types: White wool…

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Shoulder-in

Shoulder-in is the mother of all lateral movements. It was described in detail by the Grand Master François Robichon de la Guérinière along with its enormous gymnastic benefits for the…

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The warm-up

As an athlete your horse needs to be correctly warmed up for the work he has to perform. If you’re tight for time it can be tempting to scrimp on…

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