Welcome to the Dressage Today podcast sponsored by US Rider. In this episode, Stephanie talks about her recent trip to San Diego, and Aviva answers an “Ask the L” question. Linda says, “My horse sometimes tilts his head to the right especially in leg yield. He’s had his teeth checked, and there does not seem to be anything physically wrong with him. How will this affect our score?” Then Stephanie talks to legendary Quarter Horse trainer Lynn Palm.

For more than 50 years Lynn Palm has championed the partnership of horse and rider. An international clinician and competitor, she travels extensively teaching the fundamentals of Palm Equestrian Academy throughout the country and abroad. 

Palm is an American Quarter Horse Association judge and holds her USEF R Western Dressage Judge’s License. She continues to compete in both the United States Dressage Federation and the Western Dressage Association of America. Palm’s competition record is second to none, having earned 4 AQHA Superhorse titles, over 30 AQHA World and Reserve Championships, several AQHA European Championships, more than a dozen WDAA World Championships, 15 USDF All Breed Awards Champions and most recently the Dressage and Western Dressage Championships at the AQHA World Show.

Lynn was a special guest performer at the 1996 Olympics and was named 2000 AQHA Female Equestrian of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation. In 2003 she was the recipient of Equine Affaire’s Exceptional Equestrian Educator Award, and she was titled Horsewoman of the year in 2007 by the American Quarter Horse Association. In 2010, she presented at the World Equestrian Games as a clinician and entertainer and did the same at the 2017 FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha. 

Lynn and her husband, Cyril Pittion-Rossillon, lead their annual European Journeys and she presents Winning Ways with Western Dressage alongside Marie-Frances Davis. Lynn is also an author who frequently contributes articles to leading equine publications along with an activity online community. Her extensive educational library of DVDs and Books can be found at

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