Although this year’s spring show season is vastly different from what many of us might have imagined, it’s never a bad time to learn how to put the extra polish on your dressage tests. In an article with dressage judges Anne Gribbons, Hilda Gurney and Lilo Fore, we learn what separates a 65-percent test from a 70-percent test and how to ride a test that wins.

Speaking of polish, nothing makes a horse-and-rider pair sparkle and shine like tack and equipment that’s received immaculate care. You might think you know everything about cleaning bridles and saddles, but we’ve got some extra secrets to share with you from the pros. For example, did you know it’s actually best to avoid using detergent every time you do your horse laundry? Clean, cold water can do the trick and prevent damage caused by cleaning agents!

Read more in this edition of the Dressage Today Extra!

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Featured in this special report:

  • 9 Tips for a Winning Test
  • How to Care for Your Tack and Equipment

Find our other Extra issues here! 

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