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Schooling Fourth Level Test Movements 5

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  • Responsiveness 1

    Laura Graves meets the first rider of this clinic and they discuss the goals and history of the first horse. From the get go she has them make sure he moves off her leg immediately. Laura explains the horse's responsibility in creating enough energy for there to be throughness. She offers great a...

  • Responsiveness 2

    They move on to canter work and Laura continues to work with them on responsiveness. While keeping him straight, Laura asks them for suppleness over the topline. She has the rider ask for counter flexion and wait for a give before she gives and rewards him.

  • Responsiveness 3

    Laura talks about what the responsibility of the horse should be including going forward and seeking self carriage. In preparation for the canter pirouette, Laura has them ride haunches in on a circle, being very precise about the size of the circle and the responsiveness of the horse. They then ...