Horses and riders are both athletes. Maximize health and fitness to take your dressage training to the next level and promote the well being of your equine partner.
Horse Feed and Nutrition
Horse Illnesses & Injuries
10 Barn Hacks
Pro groom Liv Gude shares some of her favorite barn “hacks”—tips and tricks to save money, time and hassle.
Competitive Success with Kissing Spines
With the right management, this disorder doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your horse’s performance career.
Understanding the Equine Neck
Lameness, soreness, and performance issues that can arise in association with the horse’s neck and how to address them.
Shivers in Sporthorses
Potential causes and effects of this ill-defined movement disorder.
Help Your Horse Recover From Intense Work
Considerations for training, competition, dietary strategy and supportive therapy
Hiding in Plain Sight: Tummy Troubles Between Tests
Gastric ulcers are common among competition horses, and dressage mounts are no exception. Here’s how to identify, treat and help prevent this painful condition.
Tack-Room Hacks: 36 Practical (and Some Unexpected) Uses for Everyday Items
Be prepared for any odd job around the barn with these everyday items
Dressage Braids: Button Up!
Braiding is hard, so we asked the training barn manager of Hilltop Farm Inc. to help us out. In this article (with demo videos!), Jennifer Callahan will show you how to braid a horse’s mane for the dressage ring. She also gives some braiding tips and tricks that she’s learned along the way to help you get the best possible braids when you do it yourself.
The Value of Preventive Performance Exams for Your Sporthorse
How your horse can benefit from these routine soundness evaluations
What My Dressage Horse’s Spine Taught Me About Her Heart
DT's Lindsay Paulsen shares her journey of owning a horse who was recently diagnosed with kissing spine.