According to the official doctrine, it’s the hindquarters that, as the ‘motor’ of the horse determine its locomotion – but is this really true? Or is it the forehand that plays the decisive role? And which consequences would follow from such a predominance of the forehand for the training of the horse?
In this filmed theory lecture, the French riding master Philippe Karl is assisted by the biologist Dr Tamina Pinent, to analyse these fundamental questions.
Approx 51 mins