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Feeling Your Diagonals

It can be difficult to feel instead of look to see if you are on the correct diagonal at the posting trot. In this video Bernie Traurig takes the frustration out of missed diagonals by teaching a rider on a lunge line to feel the diagonal by closing her eyes, focusing on the rhythm of the trot at both the sitting and posting trot.

Video Credits: Bernie Traurig, Saundra Price, “Machiavelli” owned by Saundra Price, filmed at “Hunter’s Hideaway” owned by Jo Cho Astani.

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