In this video, Tim gives you some exercises that you can do at home to lengthen your horse's stride. Lenghtening of the trot will be in the Level 1 tests and usually take place on the diagnol line. Tim gives you tips to make your transitions as smooth as possible.
Tim demonstrates going from a regular jog and trot to an extended. In an extended trot or jog, the judge is looking for a clear change in gate with a noticable difference when you come back to the regular trot or jog.