MICHEL ROBERT'S TIPS

The dolphin horse

In this picture (Lorenzo Bertolucci on Bombastik, photo by Stefano Secchi), one can observe the back muscles working and the muscular and energy line that goes from the mouth of the horse to its hindquarters.

The rider channels the energy coming from the hindquarters, which circulates between rider’s legs, under his chest and, ultimately, emerges in front between his slightly open arms and hands.

One might also notice the similarity between horse and rider: both have their weight on their feet, the same back position and both are looking straight ahead. Hands and arms allow the movement to flow while maintaining a consistent connection.

Michel Robert, “Journal of a Champion”.