Originally Posted by Shasta1981
By asking for more impulsion with the leg and making more room for the back to come up under your seat? Am I on the right track?
That is a generalization of what you would like accomplished.
So you have a horse that is going forward with decent impulsion and you are now beyond training level so you need to up your game.
No longer will a a "nice trot" be acceptable to get a good mark. And you see horses now at this level that have that "lift", cadence and animation that suspension will bring.
Knowing what you do know what is your plan of action.
How will you accomplish getting each leg to give you that animation without creating any stiffness?