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Caitlin Allen
PS Squad
10/12/23-07:40
Turn on the forehand was such a critical thing for me to
Turn on the forehand was such a critical thing for me to learn. Learning to control the shoulders so I didnโ€™t just blow through the movement and actually pivoted the hind end has elevated my riding and I just wanted to share the tricks that helped me! The above graphic shows a exercise of doing them around a square. If you can, place a cone or some sort of marker down as a way to create something to pivot around. This will help guide you so you can see if you lost control of the shoulders and youโ€™re drifting away, visualize where you want to perform the movement, and help guide the geometry. Turn on the forehand was not my favorite thing to learn, but having my trainer on the ground to guide me and encourage me was well worth the struggle! Remember to make sure you use your outside rein ๐Ÿ˜† this will definitely help those who struggle with using that effectively