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You Don’t Need a Fancy Horse in Order to Score Well on Walk Pirouettes

It’s a dressage movement any horse with proper training can do well.

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At What Level In Dressage Are You Required to Sit the Trot?

Find out when you should be prepared to ride the sitting trot in dressage competition.

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Introducing Your Dressage Horse to the Double Bridle

Gina Smith explains how to begin incorporating the double bridle in your work when your horse is ready for it.

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Evaluating Progress in a Second Level Pair

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Second Level combination.

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Introducing Travers and Renvers with Hilda Gurney

These exercises prepare your horse to move up.

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Introducing Travers and Renvers with Hilda Gurney

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5 Steps to Shoulder-In with Michelle Gibson

An Olympic bronze medalist shares her strategy for learning and polishing this pivotal movement.

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5 Steps to Shoulder-In with Michelle Gibson

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Develop a Dressage Training Plan to Move Up

An FEI rider explains how you can create a training schedule for a Second Level horse—but the “planning” principles apply to horses of all levels.

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Janet Foy: How to Ride a Shoulder-In

This expert explains why shoulder-in is a go-to exercise in her dressage training.

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