6/2012 - Gmoser, GP, Getting the horse soft over the back, making the trot bigger

short trot, choppy trot, piaffe, passage, bettering the piaffe and passage

Video Description

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.

Peter Gmoser-AUT
Two time Olympian with many successes at Championship level, including the European championships in Verden, the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, the Olympic Games Athens 2004 as well as the European championships in Windsor. Peter has trained up many you