Compressing the Canter

This past weekend was awesome (although verging on hot!) weather in DFW, TX, so of course I spent most of my time at the barn. My barn’s head trainer/owner (and R judge), Stacie, was back from a horse show in Tennessee, and I was excited to see how felt about our progress compressing the canter.


hunky hanoverian compressing the canter


Our lesson was really great! All the horses had Friday off due to rain, but Rio acted like it was no big thang and went right to work. I have GOT to get better at adding extra leg when I go to shorten his stride though- because as you will see in the video after the first jump,  he will break to the trot if I don’t.

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