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        04-14-2011, 05:49 PM
      #21
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by SorrelHorse    
    Okay....So not to hijack the thread, but I gotta question too.....Just for clarification :)

    The loops on my tests go from HXK and MXF. I'm going straight from H tot he quartertrack and then changing bend around X, then on the quartertrack I should have proper bend again before I get to K? I'm more of a XC rider....lol, Dressage baffles me sometimes.
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        04-14-2011, 06:00 PM
      #22
    Trained
    Thanks Anebel! :)
         
        04-15-2011, 01:17 AM
      #23
    Yearling
    Well, as Anabel had said, often people will change the flexion at the quarterline before and after X.

    Say you are going left, you leave the track at M and make go straight while still maintaing the left flexion. At the quarterline, move it over to the right flexion. As you near X, increase the bend go through X and continue with a lesser flexion. At the quarterline, heading towards F, change the flexion and continue on.

    Edit: I didn't see Anabel's post :)
         

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