Training for Ease and Lightness

I train powerful horses for little ladies with big dreams. In the dressage world, most of our horses are over 16 hands, over 1,100 pounds, and bred for athleticism and power. The majority of the owners of these horses are petite women, and a high percentage of them are mothers and grandmothers. These owners have fantasized about owning a huge moving and impressive dressage horse that can piaffe in a halter and do one tempis as playtime. Unicorn anyone?? This owner, whom I will name “Lady” for the sake of this article, has dreamed of having a highly trained horse her entire life. Lady has worked hard enough and long enough, has raised her beautiful family, and now has finally managed to acqui

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