CURRENT international grand prix rider and List 1 judge Kirsty Mepham talks grand prix newcomers through the test to highlight how they can maximise their marks as they gain experience of performing at this top level. If grand prix is above your expectations as a rider, her explanation will increase your appreciation of the grand prix as a spectator and help you understand why judges are so focused on the scales of training being in place at lower levels.

There are 33 movements in the Grand Prix compared with 20 in the Novice 39. It has an expected duration of . . .

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