Robert Dover discusses his first year riding with a German instructor. For most of the year his lessons were on a lunge line, where he was not allowed reins or stirrups. This developed his ability to follow the natural motion of the horse competently before being allowed to have an effect on the horse.
This excerpt was filmed at the 1996 USDF National Symposium. To watch more, visit the USDF Online Store or the Digital Video Library to purchase Lower Levels With Olympians.