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Divide and Conquer Book 1 by Francois Lemaire de Ruffieu
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Excerpt from Francois Lemaire de Ruffieu's new book: Divide and Conquer Book 1: Fundamentals of Dressage (hardcover) "Counter-canter The horse is said to be at the counter-canter when he is cantering on the right lead while tracking left or on the left lead tracking right. The advantages of the counter-canter study are listed below. • To confirm the stability and the tempo of the canter on both leads, • To confirm the horizontal balance, i.e. equal weight distribution among the four legs. • To straighten the horse who has a tendency to canter sideways, i,e haunches deviating toward the lead direction. • To amplify the...