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How do I Shorten My Reins Smoothly After a Stretch?

Grand prix dressage rider Jaralyn Gibson shares how to properly readjust the reins after a stretch.

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Steffen Peters – Words of Wisdom

Hear tips from Olympic silver medalist Steffen Peters

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Secure the Seat for Better Balance

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze offers an effective tool to help a rider improve her balance.

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Connecting the Seat in Canter

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze explains how to understand and feel the connection of sitting deeper.

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How to Motivate Low-Energy Horses

Learn how to have a more willing horse without using force.

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Tips for Better Connection from Adrienne Lyle

Lyle helped a variety of horses and riders improve their connection and balance.

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Managing a Less Sensitive Horse

Horsemanship, performance coach, dressage/event rider and trainer Chelsea Canedy demonstrates how to manage a less sensitive horse on the ground.

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Incorporating Transitions on a Circle into Groundwork

Horsemanship, performance coach, dressage/event rider and trainer Chelsea Canedy explains how to incorporate transitions on a circle into your groundwork.

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Canter Work and Transitions with a Friesian

Top international dressage rider and Olympic silver medalist Adrienne Lyle helps a rider with a Friesian with canter work and transitions.

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Warming Up a Friesian

Top international dressage rider and Olympic silver medalist Adrienne Lyle helps a rider with a Friesian through a warmup.

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