SHOULDER-IN - Little and often

In shoulder-in, the horse’s hindlegs stay on the track while the shoulders are bought slightly to the inside. It is important to ask for only a slight amount of bend and to be content with a few correct steps at a time before riding forwards and straight, gradually increasing the number of steps of shoulder-in as the horse becomes more established. Work on shoulder-in should be little and often. Don’t drill your horse or he will become confused and resistant. 
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