Posts by Stacy Westfall

5 steps for teaching the free walk for western dressage.

“Stacy, How can I teach my horse to reach his neck down and out for the free walk?” Free walk, stretchy walk, long and low…no matter what riders call it the idea is the same. The horse should lower and stretch the neck downward and outward. To be more specific, western dressage defines the free…

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