Question # 106: My horse carries himself nicely in the working canter. He feels like he is nicely balanced and in self carriage. But after every canter lengthening, he becomes rigid and is resistant against my hand...
I can't seem to get that nice canter back again until I halt and start the canter over. What can I do to fix this? (Carrie)
This is a common problem! Many riders experience this to at least some degree - even if they are not aware of the loss of some of the quality of their canter. And the key to fixing this problem lies in the... (Click on Question Title above (in blue) to read full answer)