More Grand Prix Sans Bit

This is a video I stumbled upon last year. I’m not a bitless convert by any means. I don’t see bits as the enemy – bad hands can cause damage with bits or with most bitless bridles. But, these riders doing demos bitless show that it can be done, on a well trained horse, without brute strength and a double bridle.

 

What I particularly love about watching this video is how quickly and easily they go from collected to relaxed and stretched, and back again … and the fact that the horse actually stretches when given the chance – something all too rare in modern competitive Dressage, especially in Grand Prix horses! May this be as inspirational for you as it is for me.

Be good to your horses!

Lia

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