Tag Archives: Colonel Christian Carde

Judging gone astray

The most serious problem dressage has is that the judging isn’t done strictly according to the FEI rules anymore. For me the judging has come to the end of the road by leaving the official scale and it will be … Continue reading

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Problems in walk 2

One of the common mistakes we face in dressage competitions up to the Olympic level are horses with a tendency to amble or amble completely….What is the cause of the ruined walk and where does the evil have it’s roots?  … Continue reading

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Problems in walk

During a dressage clinic I once gave in Canada, I met a rider whose horse was ridden with a strong contact and constraint.  The horse was pacing (losing the four-beat rhythm of the steps) in the walk. To improve the … Continue reading

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