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I took two thoroughbred through grand prix. So what? A good horse is a good horse.
Are you talking about pedigrees for FEI Young horses classes or for Prix st. Georges through Grand Prix?
As a general caution, I try to avoid bloodlines that put their tongue in strange places or have a faulty palate. Those issues can be hereditary. Also horses that get quick in tempo and drop their...
I've been in the indoor ring. The house has large windows on each level looking in.
Having trained and bred more than one grand prix horse, I can give you my list: Work ethic, reactivity to the aids, three equal gaits, correct connection in the poll, good feet, rectangular frame,...
Riding in a longer seat size saddle also can help. I know you have $ restrictions in this situation, but a good sized flat area without the shorter distance to the pummel can help.
Keeping the outside side rein a hole or two shorter than the inside one establishes better balance with the outside hind leg. Teach the horse to be straight and relaxed on the outside rein is the...
An older Stubben or the Stubben Genesis Special D might suit.
Maybe you should take a shoeing course and learn to do them yourself so as to have your horses handled the way that you want.
It is your saddle.
Why don't you get a proper lunge cavesson?
NASPR has a great awards program.
Check with Vince Dugan.
Always have cross trained and aways will!
I like the Bemelmans curb bit as well as the arched curb. Both come in a short shank through Dressage Extensions. They have a rent to buy program last I checked.
Are you talking about "tipping the mane" or "tipping the crest?" It is different from the shaking crest video you referenced.
You can set a smart phone so you can work short intervals at a gait/direction.A lot of eventers do this even when doing flat work in an indoor.
We have used Horse Clicks successfully.
They have a Facebook page. Maybe try asking there: https://www.facebook.com/pages/One-K-Helmets/272194219486532
Contact whoever sold you the helmet, or contact the distributor.
Be the opposite of your horse.
Friesians are a light draft breed, and are not recognized as a riding breed by the World Breed Federation for Sport Horses.
The bit was too narrow and had grooves in it, adult amateur who came for a lesson with it. No way would I own or use one.