For too long, eschatology, "the study of last things", has been the property of fringe elements. The true significance of this crucial category of Biblical truth has been ignored or de-emphasized by most serious Christians of our day. Even those who pay it lip service do not seem to fully appreciate the critical importance of the doctrines of eschatology not only to spiritual growth, but to spiritual safety as well. They are in fact fundamental.
The genuinely competitive riders — like Gert Donvig — had been driven away by the ones who were legends in their own indoor schools, and far, far too sensitive and artistic, to actually appear at a competition, although their horses could do ALL the Grand Prix movements, much much better than the ones on show.
It was very sad that the one pupil who really could ride, Raymond van der Drift abovewas determined not to go into the competition arena. It was an exhilarating to watch him work horse after superbly schooled horse at home in his arena. Miguel, however, saw no contradiction between correct classical training and competition.
Frustrating when Nuno seems to demand the impossible. For Nuno takes the maxim literally, even on a green horse: An exercise in frustration, as the rider searches for the equestrian equivalent of the sound of one-hand clapping!
The rider tries once more. A small volte at the walk to establish the rhythm and the bend around the inside leg, and out, the hands moving together and parallel in the direction of the desired movement, inviting rather than forcing the position, and the horse floats in to the shoulder-in, freed through the shoulders, light in the hand, and taking the weight on the hind leg… building both impulsion and collection.
Right from the start, Nuno is looking for collection and lightness, asking the horse to assume a relatively elevated position in front. Extended work is the result, not the pre-condition of collection. It is indeed a very different approach from the one we have been used to in Australia, where traditionally collection has been seen as the result, the icing on the cake at the end of the training scale.
I put this to Nuno, suggesting that his approach is very different. Looking at a school full of horses waltzing down the long side in a determinedly four track position, and turn to one of the more accomplished riders at the school, one who has trained in Germany: Again the rider is looking for a slow but impulsive stride, asking the horse to carry himself lightly in front, to transfer his weight to the hindquarters, but never using force to achieve this aim.
Move each hand as if you were eating a bowl of soup, a little round movement -up. If you pull w1th the reins he will stop on the forehand, not on the hindquarters. Stop, back slowly two or three steps, and then quickly, straight into the trot.
Slowly back, quickly forward. Art is doing without. In this case without the aids, for perfect lightness is only possible if the aids are relaxed — descente de main et descente de jambes — and the horse is allowed, unhindered to display his natural brilliance.
The roundness of the horse is a consequence of the exercises — not the action of the reins.
The shoulder-in, the half pass, then the horse is rounded in his whole body — not just in front. The rider must have his weight to the back, to free the horse in front, to allow him to carry himself. In one session, Nuno gravely calls us in to the centre of the arena, one after the other.
I have a new symphony for your horse.
Soon the rider is expected to progress to a few steps of the half pass, again with the same attention to lightness and refinement of the aids. When the horse is clear in the half pass, then another exercise in our progression: From the centre line half pass towards the wall and on reaching the wall, slow down the shoulders and make the hindquarters walk in the direction of the half pass.
The horse stays with hindquarters close to the wall to half pass along the long side. The bend remains the same and the exercise becomes the classical exercise named the renvers.
When the horse will do this easily down the long side, continue on the short side. In the corner, support the shoulders and make the horse walk more on his hind legs so that the horse keeps the same angle.
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