Balancing and collecting the canter happens almost from day 1 of dressage training. This video has several simple exercises that you can employ on a horse at any level. So let's get started and watch George Williams work his magic in this short riding lesson that was filmed in Wellington, Florida at the Robert Dover Horsemastership program.
President of the United States Dressage Federation and a member of several United States Equestrian Federation Committees, George Williams is an accomplished International Grand Prix competitor who is widely renowned in his field. He is a prominent figure in the dressage community whose career highlights with Chuck and Joann Smith’s Grand Prix mare, Rocher, included: three-time Dressage at Devon Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle Champion, 2005 USEF/Collecting Gaits Grand Prix National Champion, Team Bronze at 2005 CHIO Aachen, fifth at the 2003 FEI World Cup Final in Sweden, USEF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle Horse of the Year, as well as being named Dressage Horse of the Year by The Chronicle of the Horse. Williams was co-winner of the USEF Equestrian of Honor award for his success in 2005.