#19 Simple Changes

Is this a helpful exercise?

Appropriate gaits: Canter, Trot

Instructions:

At the canter, perform a simple change on the diagonal.  When passing over X, down transition to trot for a few strides then ask for canter on the new lead before the corner.

Easy: Only perform down-transition or up-transition at X, not both.

Hard: Perform on a short diagonal or figure-8

Repeat: 3 per direction.

Tip: Leg yield to outside during trot to improve change of lead

Good for: Cantering, outside rein, leads

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