A pivot on the hindquarters requires the horse to move the forehand around the hindquarters in a forward motion. While the horse does establish a pivot foot, he must not shift his weight backward, or step backward. The designated pivot foot is established by the horse stepping forward, the rider putting his weight on the pivot foot by sitting back and turning into the direction of the pivot. The horse will move around the forward placed pivot foot, using the strength of the hindquarters to hold his pivot position
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