Again show a good transition back to working trot.
Turn to look at the C marker, so you turn accurately onto the center line at A. 7.
DB On the diagonal.
B Circle left 10 meters diameter.
BG On the diagonal. There the rider was a little late to leave the track and turn to get into the circle.
Accuracy is important, particularly when you have a judge at B as well.
Needs to be a little more active on the circle from B. 8.
G Medium walk.
C Turn right.
M Turn right. Now you have the transition to walk on the centre line and it is important to keep the horse moving in a good active medium walk through these turns, showing a clear bend at M.
Here the horse has shown a good downwards transition but the walk needs to be more forward. 9.
Rein back one horse’s length. This is a good halt but I would have referred the halt to be held a little longer (3 to 4 seconds).
Now for the rein back.
This is nice and straight.
Back one horse’s length which 4 to 5 steps. 10.
Proceed in medium walk.
H Turn left.
HS Medium walk. There needs to be more activity and purpose in this medium walk. 11.
SF Change rein at free walk on a long rein.
F Medium walk. In the free walk you should see is a clear difference from S.
The horse should go forward immediately from S and is allowed a longer rein.
The frame is lengthened and the horse stretches its topline.
Here the horse is showing a good overtrack, with the hind hoof coming in front of the front hoof print 12.
FA Medium walk.
A Working canter right (direct from walk) The medium walk needs to be nice and forward so the horse does not come above the bit in teh canter transition.
Here the walk is a bit short but the horse was very obedient into canter. 13.
VH Medium canter.
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