Monday, September 24, 2012

Crystal Ball

Looking toward the future, we are continuing Tiede's longlining work.  I've always maintained that there is no magic bullet in dressage.  But if there were, in hand longlining would be it.

Tiede is developing strength to maintain self carriage and is establishing instant obedience and better balance in canter. 

Uphill trot with good use of his Fresian neck:

There are many instants with Tiede where we can glimpse his future and see the grand prix horse in there.  Here is one such moment: