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Instruction

Improve Elasticity in Horse and Rider

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Training-Level combination.

Instruction

Tips for Evaluating Foals as Dressage Prospects

Dietrich Felgendreher answers a reader question about evaluating foals as prospects for national and international dressage competition.

Fourth Level

Tips to Fix a Crooked Rein-Back

Check out this training advice from dressage professional Linda Schultz

Instruction

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!

Instruction

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.

Instruction

Training Tips to Correct a Horse Who Gets Too Strong In Canter

Elizabeth Madlener explains how address this issue

Instruction

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.

First Level

How to Correctly Ride a Change of Lead Through Trot

Learn the steps to ride this movement that appears in First Level Test 3.

FEI

How to Maintain Correct Bend in the Half Pass

Madeleine Austin explains the "ingredients" of a successful half pass.

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