06/2013 - Christoph Hess - Third Level Pony, getting the horse more responsive

Christoph Hess works with a pony on Third Level with emphasis on leg responsiveness.

Video Description

We join Christoph Hess teaching a pony mare, and he encourages the rider to be sure the pony is more responsive to the leg. He suggests that the rider look to the inside and sit to the inside direction. He shows her how to use her leg to get more reaction, and end up with a much more forward pony!

Christoph Hess-GER
Christoph Hess has worked for the German Equestrian Federations training department since 1978 and is presently Director of Training and Education at the German Olympic Committee. He is also an FEI Level 3 (I) judge for Dressage and Eventing. He is act