If you follow the international equestrian scene at all, or if you read the news here on HorseChannel, then you are no doubt familiar with Dutch dressage rider Edward Gal and his remarkable mount, Moorlands Totilas. The pair made headlines in 2009 by setting a new world record in Grand Prix dressage with a score of 89.4 at the Exquis Dressage Masters in Hickstead, England. Then they broke their own world record with a 90.7 at the FEI European Championships. Then they broke it again with a 92.3% at London’s Olympia horse show.
And just because your horse is small, stiff as a board and has NO hind end doesn’t mean you can’t ride a test like Edward Gal.
Anyone else think this looks like it would be an incredible workout? I can see it now. The latest fitness craze coming to a gym near you: Horseless Dressage!
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