Equitation - Flat

Equitation - Flat

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In an Equitation on the flat class, what degree of collection are you looking for? Can a rider have his/her horse too collected?

In an equitation on the flat class, the rider's position and his/her horsemanship is being judged.  A balanced horse that moves naturally through collection exemplifies a rider's position and horsemanship.  Our judges comment on the optimum frame and degree of collection they recommend for equitation performances.