LIST 1 JUDGE Mark Ruddock's latest test analysis unpicks test 69 which will be the Medium Petplan Final at Hartpury in April 2017. It is not the test 73 that riders will have ridden at their qualifying Area Festival and will test them again at this year's AFs. Not all show venues seem to have caught on to the immediate importance of the 69, so here’s hoping you riders are well prepared.

All the work in the medium 69 is in collected trot —but ‘collected’ does not mean you ride slower, it’s about the . . .

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