Question QUESTION: hello Lyn. may i know how does "pivoting" benefits a horse? what does the horse gain if i pivot it under saddle?
I have no idea what you are talking about. Pivoting? Please be more descriptive and I will try to answer your question.
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QUESTION: Hello Lyn. i am talking about this. please watch this video. i have attached the link below.
After watching the video now I know what you mean. As far as benefiting the horse, it just teaches the horse to do a turn on the hindquarters in hand. It's a showmanship thing. Turning on the forehand or hindquarters is also a part of basic dressage work. Teaches a horse flexibility and responsiveness under saddle. You will see a lot of horses doing western reining, which is the western version of dressage, doing this. Done at speed a lot it's kind of hard on their hocks so take that into consideration.
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