In order for your lateral work such as
shoulder-in, haunches-in, and half passes
to be effective as collecting exercises,
your horse must BEND.
Think of the following equation. Bend+Sideways=Engagement. (Engagement means the bending of joints. As your horse bends his hind legs, his croup lowers, and his forehand goes up--kinda like a seesaw or an airplane taking off.)
So here are some quick tips… Continue