Part 2 of Charles De Kunffy's lecture to the Training the Teachers of Tomorrow begins with his thoughts on how a thinking, analytical rider decides what to do in his training session. He discusses the psychological state of 'learned helplessness', debunks the notion of 'in front of the leg', explains how paces are destroyed and the correct way for a rider to raise the horse's back for engagement. He told his audience...
IT IS NOT ENOUGH to know all the legitimate exercises. The rider must also know their purpose and, more, understand that all exercises — eventually . . .
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