Liberty ~ there is no physical contact between horse and human, not
even touch with hand, whip, or other tool. Also, no tack with which they
might be controlled. The only things touching the horse should be non-functional
The musical kur is a form of dressage, and the basis of the moves that
the Lippizaners perform. Riders must meet the technical requirements of each
particular level. There is an eligibility requirement for entering
and competing in a freestyle class at a USA Equestrian recognized competition.
For example, the horse and rider combination must earn at least a 58%
at First Level Test Four (or higher) in order to compete in the First Level
Drill Team ~ is a group of four or more, riding a synchronized, rehearsed
routine to music, with limited or no individual performance(s).