Solutions: Create More Impulsion and Lift in the Canter

Try this tip from USDF bronze medalist Janie Rentz.

To create more impulsion and lift in the canter …

Imagine that you are on a Friesian with a long flowing mane. When the mane comes up, that is the moment of suspension. Apply your lower leg at this moment and enjoy the magical ride! 

Sandy Rabinowitz

Janie Rentz is a USDF bronze medalist who has competed through Prix St. Georges and has evented to Preliminary level. She has ridden with and worked for many Olympic riders and has trained at the prestigious PSI dressage stable in Germany. She now teaches, trains and sells horses at her facility in Purcellville, Virginia.

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2020 issue.

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