A new Grand Prix test estimated to be shorter by about 45 seconds and designed to make dressage more interesting to a wider audience was released Wednesday ahead of its debut performance at the London Olympia World Cup in December.
The new test has 30 movements plus a collective mark performed over about five minutes compared with the current Grand Prix test of 33 movements plus a collective mark over about 5 mins. 45 seconds. The new test will be ridden to music selected by a professional director that London show organizers said aimed “to reflect each combination’s personality and interests.”
The new test is available by clicking Olympia Grand Prix New. The current Grand Prix test GP_2018
The Grand Prix pilot test will be used at Olympia on Monday, Dec. 17 with the Freestyle on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
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