BD Training Director and List 1 judge Paul Hayler led the inaugural lecture-demonstration of the newly established Southern Equestrian Training at Belmoredean, West Sussex, 7 October. For his final session Robbie Carpenter rode first season grand prix mare Delilah P, and Bobby Hayler the stallion Aldborough Rubenhall who has been at grand prix for four years. At this level, Paul explains, “I’m not really teaching. It’s more observation, suggestion and experimentation to see whether changing something can make some movements better”

OBSERVING Robbie and Delilah (Ellie) work, he begins: “I like her hind leg [action . . .

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