Two Equilibria

I often see debates about the frame and movement of the horse.  Do you allow the horse a longer frame, in order to develop certain areas?  Or is allowing that longer frame risking the future of collection?  Is putting the horse “on the shoulders” automatically damaging?  Or is there a purpose to be served, even if … More Two Equilibria

Passage … at 4?!

Indulge me in a moment of ranting, if you will.  I’m frequently “treated” to video clips posted on Facebook, usually by friends of friends, that are prime examples of all that is wrong with equestrian sport today. There was the mare, newly under saddle, clattering around the arena in an unbalanced canter while her head was firmly … More Passage … at 4?!