LIST 1 JUDGE Mark Ruddock puzzles, “why has the Elementary 45 been selected for the 2017 Petplan silver and bronze Finals, as it has no leg yield, instead of the Elementary 53 that was ridden in qualifiers?” Mark analyses the test 45 challenges, movement by movement, and it’s certainly no pushover. Perhaps the suppleness and obedience to lateral aids are implied, as this test asks riders to prove that they are able to steer their horse round 10m trot and canter circles? (This test analysis was first published in March 2017 . . .
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