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Tim demonstrates some exercises you can do to help loosen your horse's muscles up before a ride. These will help your horse warm up properly and keep him supple and limber.
Similar to using logs for balance, Tim also shows us how to use them for improving your circles. He sets up poles in a 20 meter circle and explains how to use them to create a pretty and even circle.
Although logs aren't used in Western dressage, Tim shows us how we can use them to help improve your horse's balance. He demonstrates a few different tricks you can do at home with poles or logs.
There are many different breeds of horses that compete in the Western dressage. Tim demonstrates the different gaits that you will see in a test on a Half Arabian half Trakehner horse.