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First Level

10 Tips for Better Dressage Trot Lengthenings

Advice on how to ride an essential dressage training tool: the trot lengthening.

First Level

How To Teach Your Horse to Pick Up the Correct Canter Lead

Madeleine Austin gives advice on this common problem.

FEI

George Williams: How Horses’ Hind Legs Work

A horse's hind legs work in three ways: thrusting power, reach and carrying power.

Instruction

Dressage Basics: The 20-by-60-Meter Dressage Arena and 20-Meter Circles

Learn about the measurements of the large dressage arena and how to apply them to your riding.

Fourth Level

VIDEO: Janet Foy on the 2019 Fourth Level Dressage Tests

In this video, Janet Foy gives an overview of the new Fourth Level dressage tests and responds to audience questions.

Instruction

VIDEO: Janet Foy on the 2019 Third Level Dressage Tests

In this video, Janet Foy gives an overview of the new Third Level dressage tests and responds to audience questions.

Instruction

Janet Foy on the 2019 Second Level Dressage Tests

An overview of the new Second Level dressage tests and a Q&A

Instruction

Six Phases of a Second Level Ride with Hilda Gurney

FEI 'I' judge Hilda Gurney explains how to pull together the more advanced Second Level dressage movements and approach Second Level schooling sessions with planning and purpose.

FEI

Develop Piaffe with Hilda Gurney, Part 2

A guide for training this collected movement under saddle

Instruction

Are You Ready to Move Up to Second Level?

Kate Fleming-Kuhn explains how to be sure you and your dressage horse are prepared before moving up a level.

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