Cesar Torrente - 05/11/17 - Fourth Level Collection

Cesar Torrente guides this advanced pair in developing the balance and collection to prepare for the canter pirouettes.  The total running time of this two part video is 20:30.  Collection, Fouth Level, single change, shoulder in, quarter turn, canter walk transition




Video Description

We join Cesar Torrente after the warmup as he works with this pair by asking for flexion left and right at the canter, asking him to work more through in his back. when she gives occasionally with both hands he reaches forward into the contact. They ride shoulder in on the long sides and get better connection on the outside rein. With this good preparation the canter half pass flow very well. They next perform two single changes on the quarter line, keeping the horse very straight. Cesar explains how important it is to have the connection, roundness, acceptance of the bit and the use of the back before asking for collection.

Cesar Torrente-COL
Cesar Torrente is a native of Colombia who in addition to being the first judge to graduate through the new FEI 3* system, is also an avid rider and FEI competitor. His unique combination of a judge’s perspective and a rider’s experience make him a