Can a saddlebred travel comfortably with its head and neck forward in a neutral, open position?
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When retraining a saddlebred for dressage, particularly one with a saddle seat background, a big challenge comes in encouraging the horse to lower the base of his neck and bring his hind legs forward underneath him...
"Hell yeah, I'm here with my Saddlebred in my most formal white breeches and sparkly browband. We're here to do the most serious Training-1 anyone has ever seen."