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9/7/12 - Christoph Hess - I1, Stretching for Upper Levels

As this rider warms up, they discuss the difference between being behind the vertical with a long or short neck.

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As this rider warms up, they discuss the difference between being behind the vertical with a long or short neck. They ask for an open body while reaching for the bit. He shows a lovely canter on a long rein, including a flying change in that frame. Watch for a great example of an uphill balance on a long rein.

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