#20 Thin Serpentines

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Appropriate gaits: Walk, Trot, Canter

Instructions:

Perform long, thin serpentines along the length of your arena.  Make the ends as thin as you can within your gait (suggested = walk 5m, trot 10m, canter 15m).

Time: 5 minutes

Focus: Bending at ends.

Focus: Keep the lengths as flat as possible (pretend you are riding a centerline).

Focus: Smooth changes of bend.

Good for: Bending, collection

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