How To Dressage Podcast

How (And When) To Sit to Your Horse’s Trot

May 01, 2023 How To Dressage
How To Dressage Podcast
How (And When) To Sit to Your Horse’s Trot
Show Notes

The very mention of sitting trot is enough to make many riders cringe.

Although sitting trot is not required in dressage tests until you reach Medium level in British Dressage, your seat is a very effective aid that you can use in combination with your rein and leg aids. Therefore, it's worth learning how to ride sitting trot properly without inflicting pain on yourself or your horse!

So, in this podcast episode, we will cover when you should and shouldn't sit to the trot, how not to start sitting trot, and take you through the steps on how to sit to your horse's trot comfortably without bouncing.

(Please note: This is an updated and expanded version of our previous 'How to Improve Your Sitting Trot' episode)


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