EuroDressage in Depth Report on the CDIO Grand Prix at the 2011 CDIO Aachen


Finally the Totilas' point hysteria of 2009 and 2010 seems to be over now that the black stallion has moved on to a new rider. Dressage seems to be focusing more on its essence and the sport has become cutting-edge again as faultfree rides and looseness and relaxation determine the winner instead of flash, extravagance, and mass aberration for a novelty. The Dutch stallion is now awarded more "realistic" points for each of his performances which makes dressage in 2011 more exciting and thrilling than ever before.

Read Astrid Appel's in depth coverage of the CDIO Aachen Grand Prix featuring the top five placed horses.




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