welcome to your seventh e-training lesson with keith robertson. this week keith explains how to ride beautiful transitions with the view to improving your prelim test riding. this week we focus on prelim 17. enjoy your schooling and remember to let us know how you got on!session 1: canter to trot transitions across the diagonal in prelim 17 you’re required to change the rein in canter, coming back to trot as you approach the track. it’s important to set yourself up well for changing the rein, ensuring that your horse is attentive and listening to your aids.remember, the judge wants to see how straight you can perform the transition. it’s common to break into trot early at this level, so introduce variety at home.to try at home…try using your voice initially when practising your transitions, so that you’re not interfering with the balance of the canter, and then slowly fade it out. this will mean that your horse will become used to little rein aid and therefore won’t expec...