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Longitudinal Balance

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What Is Longitudinal Balance?

Longitudinal Balance

Longitudinal Balance is the horse's balance as it relates to the fore and rear quarters. How the horse engages the rear quarters in development and utilization of the rear in order to provide impulsion, that is required for any forward movement, for any and all disciplines.

Longitudinal is referred to how the horse engages his rear quarters and to what degree he extends his forequarters to receive the rear power or impulsion.

   

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