#28 Shallow Loops Counterflex

Is this a helpful exercise?

Appropriate gaits: Walk, Trot

Instructions:

On each long side, perform a shallow loop touching X.  Maintain your original bend (to the inside) throughout.

Repeat: 6 long sides

Focus: Smooth changes of direction.

Focus: Leg yield to stay on track.

Focus: Yield shoulder strongly (not leg yield) to outside to keep horse’s shoulder on track.

Good for: Suppleness, balance, relaxation

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