Originally Posted by PinkEventer
Regardless it is the whole fact that a horse SHOULD NOT be put in a position like this whether it is just a second or thirty minutes. Never should a horse be forced into such a frame regardless of what you're trying to achieve. That is not true training, and does not get true results of TRUE relaxation & suppleness.
Did you read the rest of my post? Or VelvetsAB's post?
As I've never tried it myself or done research on the matter, I believe I'm in no position to comment on whether or not it's right. I am certain that I've received emails from the Equestrian Federation of Australia regarding FEI rules about warm up and hyperflexion, which have stated that it can be used as long as it's used saftely and for no longer than a set amount of time throughout the warm up. I would find you the email but my computer is very close to running out of battery. As these are only pictures, how do we know whether or not these people are within the time frame?
Let me repeat, I believe I'm in no position to comment on whether or not it's right.