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Chris Hickey's Tips for Refining Your Aids
When the horse feels reactive and quick to the aids, then the... read more


Holy Horseflesh! Part 2
After all this talk of the Hanoverian Auctions in my last blog,... read more


Learn About Lengthenings at First Level
Our adventure in First Level continues this month with a closer... read more

Horse Care

Trust Your Horse's Mouth to an Equine Veterinarian
Many readers wrote in expressing their concern about the article... read more

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Margaret Freeman

Moment of Truth at First Level

by Margaret Freeman
Many of the tests that I judge have what I call a “moment of truth,” where the rider has to demonstrate a clear understanding of what that test, or that level, is all about. Sometimes that moment is an entire movement, like the half pass at Third 1, or just a few steps like the “very collected canter” in Fourth 1. ...Read More

Refining Dressage Skills in Germany

Clinic at Hof Börnsen with Manuela Keller

by Annie Morris
we are watching a clinic at Hof Börnsen with Manuela Keller. I am very excited to see her teach! She is teaching in German, so I know I am missing some of the points. However, watching the rides and understanding the context makes me feel like I basically know what is going on....Read More

Work and Play at Dressage Today

Holy Horseflesh! Part 2

by Lindsay Paulsen
After all this talk of the Hanoverian Auctions in my last blog, now you're probably wondering about the actual bidding! Let me begin by answering some auction FAQs: How many horses......Read More

Work and Play at Dressage Today

Holy Horseflesh!

by Lindsay Paulsen
I actually had to wipe tears from my face when I first sat down in the stands at the Hannoveranner Verband Elite Auctions at Verden. I know that sounds over the top, but it's really......Read More

Article Archives

Threats in the water

by Heather Smith Thomas

Summer is the peak season for a number of diseases caused by organisms that thrive in ponds, streams and marshes. Here’s how you can protect your horse. Read More

Beware of botulism

by Christine Barakat with Melinda Freckleton, DVM

Mention of botulism strikes fear in people’s hearts, and rightly so. The illness requires intensive supportive care and the outcome is uncertain. Botulism causes progressive paralysis,... Read More

Reassuring findings about vaccine administration

by Mick McCluskey, BVSc, MACVSc

New research from Ireland suggests that vaccines against equine0 influenza virus (EIV) and equine0 herpesvirus types 1 and 4 (EHV-1/4) can be given to a horse on the same day without... Read More

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