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    01-12-2009, 03:39 PM
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Started
Gorgeous young stallion

My jaw just about dropped off. Talk about a born athlete!

     
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    01-12-2009, 04:06 PM
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Showing
How old is he? I gather he's pretty young... the only complaint I have is his headset under saddle - if he's young, I'd prefer to see a long and low headset - they're creating an unnatural bend and therefore inconsistencies.

But he sure is stunning! I could watch him all day long...
     
    01-12-2009, 04:16 PM
  #3
Yearling
Gorgeous! That guy must be near olypic standard sprinter to run that fast with him!
     
    01-12-2009, 04:42 PM
  #4
Started
He is quite young, born in 2005. A bit more info here:
News -> Breeding -> KWPN -> 2008 -> Ampere Wins 2008 KWPN Spring Stallion Performance Test
     
    01-12-2009, 06:18 PM
  #5
Yearling
I love how floaty he looks in trot. He does loose a bit of it in canter but I agree that poor dude must be a sprinter
     
    01-13-2009, 01:42 AM
  #6
Showing
Some gorgeous horses without a doubt but I can't help but shake my head at the how far they will synthesize the sport for show. I mean when you look at the general photo, a poor stallion is being chased in a cage with cameras and crowds etc etc.
     
    01-14-2009, 08:09 PM
  #7
Weanling
He is cool but he looks like a handfull.
     
    01-16-2009, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by CacheDawnTaxes    
Some gorgeous horses without a doubt but I can't help but shake my head at the how far they will synthesize the sport for show. I mean when you look at the general photo, a poor stallion is being chased in a cage with cameras and crowds etc etc.
I think he is being judged for breeding quality (or something like that)

Besides, except the crowds, is it any different then longeing/free longeing? The cage is just because they are working with stallions, and they don't want to get hurt.
     
    01-16-2009, 08:23 PM
  #9
Weanling
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Originally Posted by JustDressageIt    
How old is he? I gather he's pretty young... the only complaint I have is his headset under saddle - if he's young, I'd prefer to see a long and low headset - they're creating an unnatural bend and therefore inconsistencies.
I'm still new to how headsets and body carriage should be for Dressage. Could you help me understand better what exactly he is doing wrong with his head set. I'm having a hard time seeing it but I know that's simply because I have untrained eyes, I'm trying to learn.

He is GORGEOUS though. What breed is he?

Jubilee
     
    01-16-2009, 09:37 PM
  #10
Showing
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Originally Posted by Jubilee    
I'm still new to how headsets and body carriage should be for Dressage. Could you help me understand better what exactly he is doing wrong with his head set. I'm having a hard time seeing it but I know that's simply because I have untrained eyes, I'm trying to learn.

He is GORGEOUS though. What breed is he?

Jubilee
My pleasure.

*I didn't take a long time to find these photos... they were kinda the first ones I saw that fit my description.*

Here is a horse working long and low. He is on the forehand, but you can see that he's starting to loosen up through the back. This is where I feel a young horse should be.

Again, this is a little bit exaggerated, and the horse is travelling heavy on the forehand, but it illustrates the head carraige I'd like to see in a youngster.

Here is a horse in what you'd call a "typical" dressage headset. The base of the neck is elevated and you can see the "swan"-esque neckset. This is where an advanced horse should be.


In my opinion, a 3 year old should NOT be in that dressage headset. They should instead encourage proper impulsion, and allow the horse to go long and low before having to collect upwards.

If you can get your hands on a book called "Tug of War: Classical Versus "Modern" Dressage" I HIGHLY recommend it, it's an amazing read, but not too "technical" that the non-dressage rider can't understand it.
     

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