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    07-26-2011, 02:16 PM
Smile dressage to music

Im doing a nother dressage to music next month and I wont have time to practise the test (its because I have public lessons and unfortunetly the horses isent myn) so I was woundering if if some one could tell me roughly how long this would take me to do (on a 20m by 40m arena)

A-enter at working trot
C-track left
E- 20m cirle
Between K&A - canter left
A-20m circle
B- working trot
M- medium walk
H X F free walk on a long rein
F- medium walk
A- working trot
KEH- working trot
Between h&Cworking canter right
C-20m circle
B- working trot
A - turn down center line
D- walk
X- stop and salute

Also im free on tips on aprove it and music surgestions (im going as a hippy if that helps xD)
Thanks for your time
Pony xx
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    08-10-2011, 04:26 PM
Looks pretty good to me and this test will take you about 5 to 6 minutes, but I must say I'm not the best for suggesting music for dressage freestyles, good luck
    08-10-2011, 04:28 PM
Okay thanks the horse witch I was doing it on at first has gone lame :/so iv got my back up maggie witch fits better the song im doing it to is called rain dance maggie xD
    08-10-2011, 04:50 PM
Originally Posted by Pony10girl    

Also im free on tips on aprove it and music surgestions (im going as a hippy if that helps xD)
Thanks for your time
Pony xx

REAL dressage to music is called a Kur.

If you designed a test then selected a piece of music you liked ( or just took any piece that may be available) it is no longer a Kur but a ride with background music. Is this what you are doing?

A GOOD Kur has thought and practice put to it and there is no one piece of music that fits all three gaits, hence a good Kur is planned and practiced so each movement is timed according to what is being played.

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