Leanne Wall is a trainer who helps many young riders develop their schooling skills. Her “Leanne’s Basics” articles focus on “problem” movements that riders encounter when they are starting to prepare their horse to ride British Dressage Novice and Elementary tests. This time she looks at rein back. She notes: “At the regional championships this year I awarded only two 7s for the halt and rein back. It is a movement that often causes issues and highlights weak areas to rider, trainer and judge.”
IN TRAINING rein back can be used to encourage the horse to take . . .
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