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        07-27-2008, 12:32 AM
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    Originally Posted by palogal
    That second pic is rollkur!!! That just looks painful. You're looking for the horse to "break" at the poll, the bone between his ears is is the pivot point. Rollkur is when they break at the next vertebrae back.
    ... and it is very controversial but widely used in dressage and in other disciplines as a means of suppling a horse called "hyperflexation". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz9r9...elated&search=
    Actually it is not widely used at all. Some international riders use it and have gotten results ( look at the resulting placing in the world standings). They have made it work. The problem is that THEY have made it work but a lot of wannabes have had disasterous results.

    The main concenses in the dressage world is that it is harmful and the FEI itself have come out against it.

    So NO it is NOT widely used at al, rather widely dispised.
         
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        07-27-2008, 01:29 AM
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    Originally Posted by iridehorses
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    Originally Posted by palogal
    That second pic is rollkur!!! That just looks painful. You're looking for the horse to "break" at the poll, the bone between his ears is is the pivot point. Rollkur is when they break at the next vertebrae back.
    ... and it is very controversial but widely used in dressage and in other disciplines as a means of suppling a horse called "hyperflexation". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz9r9...elated&search=
    Actually it is not widely used at all. Some international riders use it and have gotten results ( look at the resulting placing in the world standings). They have made it work. The problem is that THEY have made it work but a lot of wannabes have had disasterous results.

    The main concenses in the dressage world is that it is harmful and the fei itself have come out against it.

    So NO it is NOT widely used at al, rather widely dispised.
    It's the way they use it. Hyperflexion (now known as Rollkur) was originally developed to be used for 10 seconds at a time, TOPS, followed immediately by letting the horse stretch down into its neck, which created a heightened muscle tone.
    Unfortunately, many riders are absuing the Rollkur by using it for entire workouts without letting the horse stretch.
         

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