In order to use your legs correctly they must be in the correct position and it, therefore, follows that your stirrups must be the correct length.
If you have a balanced seat with your legs in the correct alignment, you will be able to give your horse more effective and more refined aids. This will enable your horse to stay in front of your leg as well as improve his responsiveness to both your legs and your seat.
So, in this podcast episode, we’re going to cover what is a correct dressage leg, what happens when your stirrups are too long or too short, how to establish the correct stirrup length, and how to lengthen your leg.
(Please note: This is an updated and expanded version of our previous 'How Long Should Your Stirrups Be?' episode)
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