Leanne Wall is a trainer who helps many young riders develop their schooling skills. This is the final one in a series of five articles on basic movements that can cause riders problems in Novice and Elementary tests. Direct transitions from canter into walk and back appear at both levels but different levels of performance are required, as Leanne explains.  

WALK TO CANTER TRANSITIONS are an excellent training exercise to help develop collection, engagement and self-carriage within the canter as well as a movement that allows the judge to see your horse’s level of training. A . . .

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