Choose attention-grabbing music for the entry. The transition points between the paces had to blend flawlessly so there was no indication of a set transition point. Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd. I do strongly suggest you check out some Youtube tutorials for it; it's easier to learn that program by example. There is a youtube video here: You use the app like a video player. As if to say, sorry about that mess but we'll get 'em next time.
All work is produced professionally to mirror the movements within your routine. Make sure all the music is in the same style. You can also find remakes of your favorite songs from the 70s, 80s, etc. This App does not include music but you can use your own. Music by the same artist or group is ideal.
Working with your ideas and input and making suggestions where necessary, she puts together samples from a huge library of suitable music as well as specially bought in music. The suggested method is to place the sound system at C near the person vidoeing the test. If you are creating a first level musical freestyle, please check out my. They would often end with an equestrian ballet; a telling of a story set to music. The test does not have to be a mirror image on the left and right rein, but do aim for a good balance on both reins.
She and her husband, Edward Iarusso, started Equestrian Arts Productions and have been designing freestyles since 1995. My advanced degree in music gives me the skill to edit music which is second to none. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. It is a nice touch if the rider can time the salute with the final downbeat of the music. Whichever you choose, the same genre should be used throughout the freestyle in order to create a cohesive flow in the musical style.
Click the play button on individual audio players below to listen to complete freestyles. It works effectively in all three gaits and is much less fiddly than keep trying to set a digital or manual metronome. That way, you can lay down the music with the choreography and then cut the music at exactly the right place. For the trot, measure the beat of both front legs. The beat is easy to identify and easy to ride to because you can not only hear it, but feel it. However, even with all this good technology, you should have, or work with someone who has, enough musical background to make the edits. Showmanship is a sharp snap of the hand and head at the end during the salute followed by a smile and a pat on the neck when leaving the arena.
You may use any of the movements allowed in Novice or Prelim tests. Stay within the time limit, which is printed on the technical execution score sheet. I have included 10 fully choreographed routines if you need help with that part. What type of music should I use? While I was creating the book, I watched a lot of First Level freestyle videos on YouTube. I make up the movements every time I hear it.
Good luck and have fun!!!! Sophie had a strong vision for her London 2012 music and it was a real joy to help her achieve what she wanted from her music. As the test is not ridden to the markers, you have to know where all the nuances are for all the movements in your choreography - and for those times when you either fluff something and have to make an addition on the fly or you need to gain ground to get to the next movement at the right phrase in the music. This will ensure that the judge can hear the music clearly. I only use music from this catalog to edit your freestyle. To chart your course, you can use the map of dressage arenas to design the movements and visualize how much of the arena is used. The beats of the front feet are easier for the spectators to recognize and the judges to evaluate even though, as riders and trainers, we are more attentive to the hind legs. Creativity is rewarded, and you can put the movements together in unique ways, not necessarily the way they are presented in the standard tests.
. Lee is a great showman and wanted real drama from his music. Use traditional and online music stores and your local library. You can - and I recommend it - have up to 20 seconds of music to make your entry to. In the eBook, you will find choreography you can use and resources on where to find freestyle music.
See cost below for revisions to the design. Tempo: Beats per minute, as would be determined by a metronome. If you want to hold down the cost, you can use one of my First-Intermediare stock choreography plans at no additional charge. Technical Execution the judging of the compulsory elements and Artistic Impression both count for 50% of the score sheet. Quite an under taking to produce 10 Rio worthy freestyles. This adds to the seamlessness of the ride. At the beginning and end of a Freestyle Test a halt with a salute is compulsory.
For example, do not use a rock-and-roll song for the trot and a jazz song for the canter. I'll send you a questionnaire to tell me exactly how your horse needs to be presented in the program. She took home 3 gold medals to add to the ones she won in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. It's knowing that for every step of Piaffe that your horse does, another horse somewhere can do it better. At my Woodwind Farm, I bred and trained Swedish Warmblood horses.