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4/2011 - Christoph Hess - I1/S Level/Advanced, Contact, getting the nose out

This horse is severly behind the vertical and ducking behind the bridal. Christoph has the rider use a very long rein with lite contact encouraging him to push his nose out to the bit the entire time.

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This horse is severly behind the vertical and ducking behind the bridal. Christoph has the rider use a very long rein with lite contact encouraging him to push his nose out to the bit the entire time. Balancing with the neck on the horses own accord is worked toward. You can see the huge difference in poll at the end of this part.

Christoph Hess-GER
Christoph Hess has worked for the German Equestrian Federations training department since 1978 and is presently Director of Training and Education at the German Olympic Committee. He is also an FEI Level 3 (I) judge for Dressage and Eventing. He is act