Exercises to Improve Your Horse's Suppleness

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Lateral suppleness refers to the horses ability to bend easily from side to side. Few horses are ambidextrous - meaning that they can naturally bend as easily to the right as they do to the left. One of the major goals of dressage is to make the horse more even - so that he bends easily both directions. Because only then can he be truly straight.

Here are some very specific exercises that you can use to improve your horse's lateral suppleness, in the order of most basic to most difficult: (Click on Article Title above (in blue) to read full article)

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