Piaffe

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Piaffe arises by collecting in trot. Piaffe is like a trot in place, with only one hoof print forward in every step. The horse is bending in its haunches, the hind legs step under the point weight and the horse’s surface support becomes smaller. The pelvis is tilted, the back arches and the horse lifts its front.

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Goal Piaffe

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The goal of the Art of Riding is to develop the horse from its natural balance to a riding balance. This is important to carry the rider properly. Piaffe contributes to realize this goal.

evenwicht Goal Piaffe

riding balance: weight on the hindquarter        natural balance: weight on the front

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Piaffe: Bending of body and limbs

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To be able to collect the horse and make it lift its front, the horse has to be able to bend in its body and its hind legs.

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