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  • What is the most difficult dressage move
  • Haunches in level of difficulty

 
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    04-24-2009, 02:01 AM
  #1
Banned
Most difficult movement

Of all the transitions or movements which one do you consider to be the most difficult to accomplish.
     
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    04-24-2009, 02:15 AM
  #2
Trained
Remaining strait!

I remember when I boarded Nelson at the Hunt Club - and whenever the arena was Harrowed, I would try to ride Nelson in a strait line, following the harrow lines - and after we got from one end to the other, I would look back at how we did....and it never was good.

You know how hard it is to ride strait?!?!
     
    04-24-2009, 02:17 AM
  #3
Weanling
Hmmmmm prob the piaffe or haunches in.
     
    04-24-2009, 06:08 AM
  #4
Weanling
Keeping dead straight up the centre line on Iceman who likes to dance sideways :P
     
    04-24-2009, 01:44 PM
  #5
Green Broke
I would say flying lead changes of every stirde. You have to be striaght, have a supple horse on both sides, a horse who responds to leg pressure very quickly, and a relaxed mind.
     
    04-24-2009, 09:05 PM
  #6
Trained
Yeah piaffe and haunches in are definitely the toughest movements. It's so weird that they would but the haunches in at a way lower level than piaffe because they are like basically the same degree of difficulty.
     
    04-24-2009, 10:22 PM
  #7
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~    
Yeah piaffe and haunches in are definitely the toughest movements. It's so weird that they would but the haunches in at a way lower level than piaffe because they are like basically the same degree of difficulty.
My horse did both today! She was fantastic! Oh BTW I have a new halt pic that I will post ASAP.
     
    04-24-2009, 10:26 PM
  #8
Banned
To me the most difficult movement is a halt to ONE stride of canter to halt. Just under that level difficulty is the walk to ONE stride of canter to walk.
     
    04-24-2009, 10:38 PM
  #9
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spyder    
To me the most difficult movement is a halt to ONE stride of canter to halt. Just under that level difficulty is the walk to ONE stride of canter to walk.
LOL my horse does that when she's naughty!
     
    04-26-2009, 11:19 AM
  #10
Trained
I would love to see vids or pictures of you and your horse doing these movements Trissacar.
     

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