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Matching Strides - Control of Paces

Practice and Competition

Matching Strides - Control of Paces

(A) to (B) The handler matching strides with the equine.

How do I do this obstacle ?

At Marker (A) HALT show immobility.


On an In breath, both equine and handler to step forward at the same time.

Show synchronicity of steps.

At marker (B) HALT show immobility and proceed.


The handler to take long steps slowly.

The equine to mirror with slow and extended steps.

Where do I start ?

Practice this one in the arena but also at anytime away from the arena.


Place 2 markers 8 metres apart.

Think about

Using the in breath as a cue for your equine to step forward.

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