Dressage scoring explained by Cesar Torrente No. 3. FACT: What to do when a horse is artificially raising the front legs during the walk.
FACT: What to do when a horse is artificially raising the front legs during the walk.
QUESTION: What technical mark may you get?
COMMENTS AND POSSIBLE MARK: As I have mentioned before in this blog, we have to remind ourselves that the paces of a horse are given by nature and we have an obligation to maintain its purity. Furthermore, suppleness is also very important in the training scale. When a horse develops a block in any part of his body, this takes away the freedom of the pace. The horse becomes restricted and tense and is not through any more. Therefore, mark should be below 7 but the judge will consider how extreme is it.