I watch modern dressage and all I really see are disconnected horses who are too far behind the verticle, heavy on the forehand and TENSE. It boggles my mind at how the judges believe this training method to be "okay" and are blind to how poorly the horse moves.
Whatever happened to classical dressage, where horse and rider were a team... a partnership rather than a Master/slave relationship which rollkur has helped it become.
Does anyone here use rollkur, and if so, why?
What are your views on this barbaric "training" /torture method?
Riders across the country should unite to bring an end to rollkur, for the sake of the horses and dressage itself.