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Question VI (p. 29 ):

Importance of the movement straight to the front.
To accustom the horse to go straight ahead under the action of the legs. Importance of this lesson. How should it be given? Should it be given often?
Lightness. When should it be exacted?
Principle of constant tension on the reins.

Question VII (p. 31 ):

To halt. How should a young horse be halted?
Should halts be frequent? Advantages and disadvantages, depending upon the horse's balance.
The change of direction. Aids to use.

Question VIII (p. 33 ):

Outdoor work.
When may it begin?
How should it be combined with work in the hall?
Choice of ground.
Condition of the legs.
Appetite and condition of the horse.
Results to be obtained from outdoor work.

Question IX (p. 37 ):

Suppling the haunches. Accustoming the horse to yield to the effect of one leg.
About on the forehand. With what horses should it be used?
Suppling of the haunches continued.
Haunches in.
Difference between this movement and two-track work.
Dismounted work.

Question X (p. 42 ):

Suppling the forehand.
Shoulder in. Difference between shoulder in and haunches out.
About on the haunches.
Lateral effect. Diagonal effect.

Question XI (p. 44 ):

Two-track work. (1) On the track. Haunches in. Haunches out. Disadvantages of these movements at the beginning of training. (2) On the diagonal of the hall. Advantage of this exercise. (3) On a circle.
Two-track work at a slow trot.