When retraining a saddlebred for dressage, particularly one with a saddle seat background, a big challenge comes in encouraging the horse to lower the base of his neck and bring his hind legs forward underneath him...
"We stepped up our game to earn a 64.4% in training-1 and a fourth place, improving nearly two points on our score and moving up one placing in under one week...'
Nautica was a star in his big move-up to training level dressage, showing in training test 1 for the Greystone Dressage virtual horse show!
"Hell yeah, I'm here with my Saddlebred in my most formal white breeches and sparkly browband. We're here to do the most serious Training-1 anyone has ever seen."