The training of Circus Lessons is gymnastic and a nice variation to the day-to-day work. They help solve problems of dominance and are a good way to work also very young horses.
The basic exercises are staying without moving and lifting each hoof on demand when just touched with the whip. From there the lessons “Compliment”, “Kneeling”, “Laying” and “Sitting” or standing on a block and Spanish Steps are taught.
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