This exercise uses two poles on the ground, set out in a straight line on a random distance.
There's no need to stride out a distance as you're going to vary your horse's canter stride between each pole.
This exercise is a great and fun way to teach your horse to shorten and lengthen his canter stride. It also helps you keep your horse between hand and leg, while still having a good quality canter, which will improve his balance too.
Watch Piggy ride this exercise on Cooley Monsoon (who's owned by Jennifer Saunders).
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