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AnnA Buffini’s Magic Square • Plan for the 2023 FEI World Cup Finals

A 2023 FEI Dressage World Cup Finals competitor shares her favorite exercise to practice accuracy, collection and connection. Plus, find out everything you need to know about the 2023 FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha, Nebraska, April 4-8.

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How to Ride the Half Halt • Expert Tips for Healthy Horse Keeping

An Olympian explains the half halt and breaks down how to ride it. Plus, five dressage riders and veterinarians share how they maintain a happy, healthy, and peak-performing equine partner.

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Alice Tarjan: Training Youngsters to Grand Prix • What’s New for the 2023 FEI World Cup Finals

A top FEI competitor shares how she brings along young horses and turns them into Grand Prix mounts. Plus, find out what’s in store for the 2023 FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha, Nebraska, April 4-8.


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9 Training Tips from Dorothee Schneider • Understanding Stifle Stressors

A German Olympian shares nine tips applicable for horses and riders of all levels. Plus, a veterinarian takes a closer look at the stifle—important and often-injured joint in dressage horses.

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4 Common Training Problems Solved • Understanding Hock Health

A Grand Prix rider discusses how to solve training problems by addressing your horse’s underlying issues. Plus, a veterinarian explains some of the elements that affect hock health.

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Create Balance Between the Aids • Tips to Look Best in Your Breeches

A student of a German Olympian explains how to create balance between the aids. Plus, a horse and rider boutique owner shares tips to look your best in your breeches.

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Prepare to Pirouette • Fighting Thrush

A Grand Prix dressage rider shares step-by-step instructions to learn how to develop ultra collection and achieve the pirouette canter. Plus, a veterinarian breaks down the causes, treatment and prevention of thrush.

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Intro to Piaffe • The Risks and Benefits of Longeing

A Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer breaks the introduction to piaffe into stress-free, easy-to-achieve steps. Plus, a veterinarian explains the risks and benefits of longeing.

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Overcoming Adversity in the Show Ring • Benefits of Cold Therapy

A world-renowned Olympian and champion dressage trainer shares his story about overcoming adversity in the show ring and how it taught him many things. Plus, a veterinarian explains the benefits of cold therapy for sport horses.

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Developing a Happy Dressage Horse • Horse Show Biosecurity

A Grand Prix dressage rider shares tips for in the barn and under saddle to develop a happy dressage horse. Plus, two veterinarians explain that illness—the invisible danger to show horses—is very real, and how to combat it.

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