short trot, choppy trot, piaffe, passage, bettering the piaffe and passage
They work on getting a bigger stride from a choppier trot. Using shoulder in, to engage the hind end without also getting a ton of horse in your hands. Next they move into passage work, emphasizing the importance of catching the impulsion without holding the horse back. They use lots of transitions within the gaits to assist later in the transitions from one movement to another.