Learn By Levels
Discover exercises and training advice tailored specifically to you and your horse’s level of experience.
Junior/ Young Rider
8 Shoulder-In Problems and Solutions
An excerpt from "Dressage for the Not-So-Perfect Horse" by 5* Dressage Judge Janet Foy.
Improve Elasticity in Horse and Rider
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Training-Level combination.
Tips for Evaluating Foals as Dressage Prospects
Dietrich Felgendreher answers a reader question about evaluating foals as prospects for national and international dressage competition.
Tips to Fix a Crooked Rein-Back
Check out this training advice from dressage professional Linda Schultz
8 Ways to Survive Flying Change Hell
Dressage professional Jenna Arnold shares tips and encouragement to help you and your dressage horse work through the challenges of learning flying changes.
Dressage Today Extra
A Plan for Starting Young Horses + Build Your Equine First Aid Travel Kit
Read more in the latest edition of the DT Extra!
Strategies for Training Young Horses: An Exercise to Combine Leg Yield and Turn on the Forehand
In the second installment of her two-part article on training young horses, Dressage Today blogger Jenna Arnold shares an exercise that teaches the horse to yield his ribcage.
Training Tips to Correct a Horse Who Gets Too Strong In Canter
Elizabeth Madlener explains how address this issue
Refine Horse and Rider Balance to Correctly Channel Energy
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Second-Level combination and suggests exercises to improve balance and prevent leaning.
How to Correctly Ride a Change of Lead Through Trot
Learn the steps to ride this movement that appears in First Level Test 3.