Last week ST Trainee Instructors Zaneta Georgiades from South Africa and Anouk Wienia and Rosan Veer from the Netherlands had some lessons with my horse Romanesque.
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This is my horse Romanesque in the canter pirouette and I ask it from the 'groundwork' position, that's when you are positioned on the horse's concave side, then the horse will be cantering towards you.
You can also do the canter pirouette when you are positioned on the convex side of the horse, then the horse will turn away from you. I will make a video of that soon 😉
Romanesque is developping very well in the pirouettes in hand with a single line and a cavesson. This is also called advanced groundwork.
On the left you see a pirouette in walk, in the middle a renvers-pirouette in trot and on the right a canter pirouette:
Marina Krasilshchikova is our Russian clinic coordinator, who also translated the Home Study Course Straightness Training into Russian. In September, Marina was on a holiday in Europe, and she also visited The Netherlands for a few days.
Of course, a Straightness Training lesson with Professor Romanesque was part of the programm.
With Romanesque I have been working with Straightness Training at liberty lately (see the below video), and he is starting to offer the piaffe and the terre à terre: