Search the Site
Get our Mobile App!
My Virtual Eventing Coach

Currently available on Google Play, at the Apple Store, and at Amazon for Kindle! 
Hats for sale!
Click on hats to purchase!

MVEC hats
Online Store!
Click on the virtual cart to enter the store!

Online Store

Trot Lengthenings

publication date: Mar 13, 2011
View a Printer Friendly version of this page, allowing you to print the page. Send a summary of this page to someone via email.
Trot Lengthenings       trot lengthening



Some horses are born with an innate natural ability to lengthen the trot. And some need to develop the ability through training. Those without the natural tendency to lengthen usually simply quicken their trot when asked for a lengthening. This is because they don't naturally bring their hocks underneath their bodies enough to "coil the spring" of the hind legs. It's the energy created from the coiling of the spring of the hind legs that propels the horse into that lovely lengthening that everyone loves to watch!

Here are some exercises that will help the horse with less natural ability learn how to lengthen the trot rather than quicken: (Click on Article Title above (in blue) to read full article)


This article is available for purchase - please click here for details.

Sorry this page is available to subscribers only.
If you're not a subscriber why not join today?

If you are already a subscriber, please login.

If you believe you should be able to view this area then please contact us and we will try to rectify this issue as soon as possible.


To gain access to the members only content click here to subscribe.

You will be given immediate access to premium content on the site.

Total Saddle Fit
TotalSaddleFit.com
Stackhouse Saddles
Stackhouse saddles

Our Sponsors!
Your ad here!