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nary means of accustoming the horse to yield to the pressure of one leg.

To change direction to the right, then, the aids to be used are the right rein and the right leg.[1]

In the first lesson the turning movement will not be executed with precision, but this is of small importance.

It is not a question of bending the horse on a quarter circle as should be done with a trained horse; all that is necessary is to make the horse understand what action results from the opening of one rein and the closing of one leg.

  1. When the leg and rein on the same side are used as aids, they are called lateral aids; thus, also, lateral effects and lateral equitation.—The Board.