The Square Exercise with Jim Hicks

Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 22

Straightness is a concept that is important in most riding disciplines; finding straightness can be a challenge. Jim Hicks shows how using a simple square a rider can begin to asses for herself how to find straightness in every maneuver be it transitions, moving the hindquarters, the front quarters, leg yields and more. Watch as he guides a student to help her be able to find straightness in her horse with the help of the square.

The original length of this clip is 37 minutes 42 seconds