Manolo Mendez

Four Piaffe Steps During Schooling: Four Expressions of Balance

Manolo likes to long line using his one ring cavesson and regular lungeline. These images are not finished of Piaffes but of a succession of steps during Piaffe schooling. There are a few things Manolo considers crucial when schooling Piaffe. The first one is that the horse be physica
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Optimal Diagonal Pair Training

It must be Optimal Diagonal Pair Wednesday We wanted to highlight what Manolo is doing with his two bamboos which may not be as clear when you do not see images side by side. As you can see, he is working with the diagonal pairs. The goal is to develop the horse so that in time he wil
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