Dressage - Rein Back
Lateral Work

From: Horse Training

See also: Leg Yield | Shoulder In| Half Pass| Piaffe Rider Aids| Passage| Flying Changes| Pirouette | Counter Canter | Extended Trot| Travers

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Dressage - Rein Back
Rein Back is where the horse takes long, well defined and straight steps backwards whilst remaining attentive and on the bit.

Rein Back helps to engage the horses hindquarters and help the horse to remain attentive to the aids. Rein Back can be found in Grand Prix dressage tests and reining competitions and also with the higher levels of eventing during the dressage phase of the competition.

Aids For Rein Back