Horse-rider interaction in dressage riding

Do we need to pay more attention to the performance of the rider instead of the horse?

The rider's seat is often described as foundation on which effective communication and harmony is based. Therefore, the rider needs to adapt his seat to the specific gait and the movement of the horse’s trunk. 

Although the human pelvis transmits body weight onto the equine, scientific evidence is lacking when it comes to the development of riding skills and the role of the pelvis. This study revealed that riding level influences the posture of a rider.


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