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  1. Think slow/down or re/balance (half halt/hh),...

    Think slow/down or re/balance (half halt/hh), change the balance and then ask.
  2. Piaffe magazine puts out pdfs of their articles...

    Piaffe magazine puts out pdfs of their articles (but w/o pix).
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    Put a line of poles on a diagonal, and play with...

    Put a line of poles on a diagonal, and play with it as travers. If you already have that well developed on the long side, it will allow you pulse the aids and remain more relaxed. Remember, first...
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    Work in hand is very helpful to teach the horse...

    Work in hand is very helpful to teach the horse the effects of the different bits/responses as well.

    Remember that the effect of the snaffle should be to change balance, to keep the horse more...
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    There was a time where USET provided free...

    There was a time where USET provided free education for those who were gifted riders (they also provided the horses to ride). Sadly that time has past, its about the income.
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    What rein hold are you using? 2:2 (with what...

    What rein hold are you using? 2:2 (with what rein on the outside?) or 3:1 (which much more passive as an introduction)
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    (Contact Westfield Whip Company in...

    (Contact Westfield Whip Company in Massachusetts...they will make anything custom.)
  8. Squeeze? No. Touch, yes. Not more aid, but...

    Squeeze? No. Touch, yes. Not more aid, but clearer ones (supported with a touch of a whip, if needed).

    Forward is more a state of balance than anything else.
  9. Going forward in a steady tempo into both reins...

    Going forward in a steady tempo into both reins evenly IS the first order of business. Then the question is: does the horse really know the rein effects?
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    Line bred distance type horse. But rather a long...

    Line bred distance type horse. But rather a long type body in general.
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    There is nothing very exciting:...

    There is nothing very exciting:...
  12. Here are the US rules/directives, they are the...

    Here are the US rules/directives, they are the basis for training which sustains and develops the quality/purity of the gaits: https://www.usef.org/documents/ruleBook/2014/08-DR.pdf
  13. Lateral work controls the shoulders/straightness/...

    Lateral work controls the shoulders/straightness/ and connection to the outside rein. Because of this the horse gets a better connection to the rein, and hence will follow the reins forward/down/out.
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    Rt stifle? But have you done (your own)...

    Rt stifle? But have you done (your own) flexions? Pretty quick analysis!
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    It's not about the need for a r.m. imho, the bit...

    It's not about the need for a r.m. imho, the bit acceptance is problematic in the newer ones and that causes a more jamming behind canter. The lower/fixed hands increase the hollowing. Imho the...
  16. Thread: The Salute

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    As you do, tactfully. Allowing the horse to...

    As you do, tactfully. Allowing the horse to remain lightly on the bit, squared and quiet. (And NEVER with the whip in the hand). In uniform on can do a military salute.
  17. If you are an eventer, then just think: could I...

    If you are an eventer, then just think: could I jump a fence from the balance that the horse is in at this very minute? If not the horse is not literally up to the bit and balanced and active. I...
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    Good free walk is about the quality of the walk,...

    Good free walk is about the quality of the walk, not how low the horse goes (which can make it very difficult to take back to connect/working with bit acceptance (or later on the bit).

    So, ask for...
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    The pix of both its shorter is better, and the...

    The pix of both its shorter is better, and the shortened snaffle is definitely a better fit, but it is too narrow (and the one pix shows the snaffle outside the weymouth). Also, a better fit for...
  20. They did make comments AFTER their work as...

    They did make comments AFTER their work as done......
  21. Yep, not about the horse's welfare or learning...

    Yep, not about the horse's welfare or learning any longer. It's about winning and perception.
  22. Wouldn't that then be the organizers, not the...

    Wouldn't that then be the organizers, not the USEF? And how is a prejudicial when the prime intention is really supporting the USEF's rules is the good of the horse? (As well as after, not during,...
  23. The defense against what they said is TRUTH. They...

    The defense against what they said is TRUTH. They were speaking of recommendations for change, nothing more/nothing less. For the support of comfort of horses/riders/judges...in other words 'good...
  24. He was done judging AND had the welfare of the...

    He was done judging AND had the welfare of the horses/riders and judges in mind. Is that prejusticed against the spirit of the rules? Or is that being a horseman which wants the best for the...
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    In a working trot horses should swing freely...

    In a working trot horses should swing freely forward and hence they should track up. Lengthening is about covering more ground which comes from slightly more thrust and be perhaps a smidge longer in...
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