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11/2012 - Christoph Hess - 3rd Level - Responsiveness

Mr. Hess begins by asking this pony to be quicker in the walk while riding on the snaffle rather than the curb rein.  They work on making her more responsive in the up transitions.

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Mr. Hess begins by asking this pony to be quicker in the walk while riding on the snaffle rather than the curb rein. They work on making her more responsive in the up transitions. When they increase the flexion, it must come from the inside leg and not just the inside rein. The walk pirouette is used to get her more responsive to the leg.

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