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Release Rider Tension
Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Jennifer Moore... read more


Hope for Harmony
One rider accomplished her lifelong goal despite a turbulent... read more

Work and Play at Dressage Today

Go behind the scenes with the Editorial staff of Dressage Today. In the office, around the barn and at home. read more


Create an Open "Backline"
Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Wendy Satara at... read more

Health & Fitness

Prevent Fetlock Injury
What is the most effective way to prevent injury in dressage... read more

Dressage Today Reader's Report

Dressage Today readers share their riding experiences, event information and more. read more


Margaret Freeman

Saluting (Or Not)

by Margaret Freeman
The one-handed salute is a very clear requirement. Moreover, there are so many pictures of salutes around – even the USDF logo is a salute, albeit an old-fashioned one with a top hat. I would think dropping a hand for the salute would be automatic. I’ve certainly made plenty of boo-boos in the tests I’ve ridden, but forgetting the salute has not been one of them....Read More

Remember To Smile

Field Trip

by Pam Stone
Our local show venue, FENCE, is a far cry from the brand-spanking-new behemoth, The Tryon International Equestrian Center, further up the road. But it could not be a better, more comfortable place, for nervous greenbeans. Wildly optimistic, I took tack in case Forrest should happen to be relaxed (safe) enough to ride in the warm-up after thoroughly longeing....Read More

Remember To Smile

​Suppling by Savoie!​

by Pam Stone
Jane Savoie is a tremendously helpful member of Team Forrest as my "video eyes" on the ground. I send her clips and photos and she sends me back the feedback I need to work through the challenges that arise as I continue to school my redhead....Read More

Margaret Freeman

Glove Choice: It’s Black and White

by Margaret Freeman
Come on, people. All the judges out there have heard the same thing. Thus, wearing black gloves is like shouting to the judge to laser beam the rider’s hands. Besides, the judge is focused on that rider and horse for five whole minutes. If there are any serious concerns about the hands, the judge can’t help but notice, no matter the color of the gloves. ...Read More

Article Archives

Create an Open "Backline"

by Susanne von Dietze

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Wendy Satara at First Level Read More

Keep Your Family Safer Around Horse Fly Sprays

Human skin can easily absorb Fly Spray chemicals. Are you and your family taking all the right precautions? If you use Fly Sprays, can you still be eco-friendly? STEP 1: Identify Your Fly Spray... Read More

Release Rider Tension

by Susanne von Dietze

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Jennifer Moore at First Level. Read More

Prevent Fetlock Injury

by Barb Crabbe, DVM

What is the most effective way to prevent injury in dressage horses whose fetlocks tend to drop low or who exhibit excessive stretch? Read More

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