Originally Posted by MyBoyPuck
I have a question about stretchy circles. How much stretch are we talking about? Do the judges just look for long and low, or just enough stretch to where the horse reaches into the bit? My horses stretches equally forward and down. Hopefully that's correct.
The idea in stretchy circle is for the horse to stretch down while maintaining an arch in their neck - meaning horse is stepping undernath itself and is in self carriage - not falling on it's forehand.