Delve into the Introductory Level basics of dressage with a focus on forwardness, steady tempo and balance.
Let the Leg Yield Work for You
This exercise helps horses become more flexible in the shoulders, back and hips and develops the connection through the horse’s body.
Making Up New Dressage Tests
Having a sense of humor makes dressage much more fun
Christine Traurig: “Pushing Away from the Bit”
This sophisticated term describes the epitome of throughness, perfect connection and ideal self-carriage.
Volker Brommann: The Why, When and How of Transitions
A USDF Certified Instructor at the FEI levels talks about his favorite training tool.
9 Tips to Ride a Winning Dressage Test
Top dressage judges Lilo Fore, Anne Gribbons and Hilda Gurney weigh in.
The Golden Rules of the Dressage Warm-Up Arena
Learn how to stay sane amid the pre-test chaos
Upgrade Your Dressage Test Riding
Courtney King-Dye Try shares tips to improve your scores in the show ring.
Axel Steiner Critiques a Young Friesian Sport Horse
Learn what dressage experts would say to improve this horse-and-rider pair.
Free Your Dressage Horse’s Shoulders
Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Wendy Malek at Training and First Levels.
Tips to Free Your Hip Joints and Deepen the Contact of Your Dressage Seat
Susanne von Dietze critiques Alison King at Intro and Training Levels.