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08/2013 - Daniel Dockx -3rd level, Keeping the Contact

Danny Dockx gives a lesson about bend and contact.


Video Description

As they warm up, this horse evades the contact and slows, so Danny asks the rider for bigger steps keeping him through his back and on the contact. As he steps bigger, the rider is asked to soften their hands without letting the reins get long. Danny asks for an extended trot to get the steps bigger, and then a working trot withou stopping him from behind.

Daniel Martin Dockx-ESP
Fresh from the 2012 Olympics, Mr. Dockx rides for the Spanish team. Jose Daniel Martin Dockx lives in Mijas, Spain, outside of Malaga. He has trained and successfully competed many PREs and warmbloods from start to Grand Prix. Some of his riding distincti