Word of the Week – Movement


MOVEMENT – 1) The manner in which the horse moves over the ground: way of moving.

2) Test movement: a section of a dressage test to be evaluated with one score on a score sheet.

3) Dressage Movements: these are: leg-yield, rein back, shoulder-in, travers, renvers, turn on haunches, half pass (trot or canter), flying change(s), pirouette (walk or canter), piaffe, and passage.

For the purpose of the current freestyle tests, forbidden movement(s) refers to #2. 

Full glossary: http://bit.ly/2019USDFGlossary

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