Word of the Week – Collection

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COLLECTION (Balance and Lightness of the Forehand from Increased Engagement) – The horse shows collection when he lowers and engages his hindquarters, shortening and narrowing his base of support, resulting in lightness and mobility of the forehand. He shows shorter, but powerful, cadenced steps and strides. The increased elevation must be the result of and relative to the lowering of the hindquarters.

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