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Matt Hicks Scales of training – Inside Bend, Shoulder in and Hands wide

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Six secrets of successful dressage with Matt Hicks.

Stage 3 in our scales of training series shows Connection. Here we have wide and low hands. A horse with his head in the air means that the rider has no steering. Therefore, putting your hands lower and wider can help to get the horse’s head down and neck down and support him in his balance.

 

 

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