VOLUME 51 • © HORSES For LIFE™ Magazine
Article 401 Object and General Principles of Dressage
5.” …the head should remain in a steady position, as a rule slightly in front of the vertical, with a supple poll as the highest point of the neck…” p.11
“The horse must by no means be squeezed into a shape that hampers the rhythmic oscillations of its body. It will always seek an escape backward from such constraint. Its poll and mouth must always be able to give somewhat to the rear. But this will be the case only when the line of the nose is somewhat ahead of the vertical and the poll is the highest point along the crest of the neck” pg 282
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