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How do YOU know when your horse is ready to move up levels in eventing?

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    11-09-2012, 09:46 AM
  #1
Foal
Talking How do YOU know when your horse is ready to move up levels in eventing?

I want to hear how YOU know when your horse is ready to move up a level in eventing. Does he/she need to win? Or just simply go nicely through the 3phases without a problem?
I will not reply to rude comments, this is supposed to be helpful :)
     
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    11-12-2012, 05:51 PM
  #2
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Obviously if the horse is being placed then that is a very good indicator!
Other than that if a horse is going well, is bold and confident across country and jumping clears in the SJ then he could move up.

A lot depends on the riders ability more than the horses.
     
    11-12-2012, 06:30 PM
  #3
Trained
Competitive dressage, clear rounds or rounds with only minor errors, and placing.

My old trainer used to say that when 3/4 of the cross country course looked easy it was time to move up to that level.
     
    11-12-2012, 09:41 PM
  #4
Trained
I was told it was time to move up when you are consistently finishing on your dressage score alone. It doesn't hurt when all the fences start to look small either!
     

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