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Mike Matson
May. 15, 2012, 06:38 PM
I like it. What sayeth the CotHers?

http://youtu.be/ydtp5uYAyEU

Isabeau Z Solace
May. 15, 2012, 07:01 PM
I thought it was pretty decent.

A few bobbles, but nothing I don't see at NJ Horsepark every time I go there.

The biggest thing I notice is tiny horse makes ring look big. I have a friend with a 4th+ level Arab, and I think he too has a hard time making enough 'out of' the lateral movements with the smaller stepping horse.

I would suggest anyone doing a freestyle on a 'little critter' forget about the letters for the lateral movements and show more crossing.

Overall, I see potential for allowing a place for the 'lesser gaited' to show off their training.

angel
May. 15, 2012, 10:22 PM
Loved the choice of music. Canter lengthening was there by only a hint. Basically, the rest was pretty good. The thing about this performance that really troubled me was that this horse was really fussy in the bridle. This was not just a quiet chewing and licking, but a unhappy mouth.

trafalgar
May. 15, 2012, 10:30 PM
loved the music and i enjoyed the rest