06/2015 - Debbie McDonald and Janet Foy - Schooling First Level Test Movements

Debbie McDonald and Janet Foy bring fantastic advice for riding the new First Level tests. The total running time of this four part video is 42:00. 


Video Description

When Janet Foy begins this lesson she talks about what the test writers had in mind when they rewrote the dressage tests. She covers the geometry of doing the two ten meter half circles as well as how to ride them- invaluable information for those performing these tests! Janet explains the importance of accuracy. She then schools the second horse through the half circles return to the rail, and the stretchy circle at the trot. She gives more advice from a judges’ standpoint, and how to avoid losing points. Janet next has them work on the trot lengthenings.

Debbie McDonald-USA
Perhaps the most decorated US horse and rider team attending the 2008 Olympic dressage competition is Debbie McDonald and Brentina. 2 time Olympian and numerous medals in other international competitions, such as the World Equestrian Games, World Cup, Pan

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