Watching horses move like that helps give me perspective of what the horse's body is doing, for example, in a buck. It helps me get out of my own head when I'm riding that action and helps me understand the movement wasn't as big as it felt in my head.
I guess I'm understanding the importance of learning equine kinesiology.
He is total garbage! Quick! Hide him on my trailer (Petstorejunkie).
I have not seen this before, enjoyed it. Years and years ago (early 70s) the instructor I had when I lived in Spain was French and had trained at the Cadre Noir. The stallion he owned would do many of these movements ... used to love watching him 'work a square' on the horse ... at a canter.
I think my mare has the terre-a-terre down pat...not that I'm asking for it (or even know how to ask for it). We typically do it when collecting and asking for a down transition...sometimes we just end up cantering in place.