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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.
In this video, Tim shows us a trick for lengthening your horse's stride at the lope. This will help you improve your lengthened lope and the connection you have with your horse.
Western dressage trainer Tim Christensen demonstrates how you can use half halts to get a better connection through your reins. He explains why this is beneficial for the Western dressage as well as many other disciplines.
Tim talks us through his every move when asking for a lengthened stride. He explains what he is asking for, how he is asking, and why.