Credit: Rebecca Neff Leg yielding is a methodical movement that promotes straightness and throughness, which in turn promotes balance. Here Catherine Chamberlain demonstrates the leg yield with her Dutch Warmblood, Chance.
Before addressing the elasticity, let’s look at possible reasons why you feel the need to slow your horse’s trot. Generally, a hurried trot tempo has many sources. Most commonly these are tension, overactive driving aids or faulty balance. Tension could b