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hello Shelley. may i know how does "pivoting" benefits a horse?

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Hello Rohit,
The pivot is both a movement in itself- often called for in classes like Showmanship and Western Train and English Handy Horse as well as the basis for schooling the pirouette which is an upper levels dressage movement. The horse learns to "plant" (as in stays on the ground and rotates) one hind foot while the rest of the horse turns.
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Shelley Evans

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Shelley Evans

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I would be happy to respond to enquiries in the following disciplines: dressage, working western, hunter, halter (open and IAHA), hack and pleasure. I can also offer assistance with schooling and equitation issues.

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Twenty years Class A show circuit including multiple championships.

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BA, MEd, Teaching Certificate (PDP), CEF Western Level I Coach, provincialy approved Hack, Equitation and Western Judge.

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