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10-meter Circle

cindy ishoy canter transitions on circle

Dressage Schooling Notebook: Transitions with Cindy Ishoy

Strengthen and supple your horse with a series of upward and downward transitions.

Credit: Reprinted from Dressage Solutions by Arthur Kottas-Heldenberg Spiraling in and spiraling out on a 20-meter circle are exercises that can be used on young horses and it stays relevant all the way through Grand Prix.

How to Ride a Spiral Circle

Katherine Bateson-Chandler explains this useful exercise to help develop collection while maintaining forwardness.

Credit: Richard Malgrem

3 Exercises to Improve Transitions Into and Out of Canter Lengthenings

Joy Congdon explains how to maintain control over a horse who likes to run in canter lengthenings.

dressage horse walk work

You Don't Need a Fancy Horse In Order to Score Well on Walk Pirouettes

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

Bomol demonstrates a correct bend in this 10-meter circle. He has a continuous curve along his spine from his poll to his tail.

Dressage Geometry: 10-Meter Circles Deconstructed

Learn how to ride this important First Level figure.

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Dressage Basics: How to Ride 15- and 10-Meter Figure Eights

Learn how to apply your skills riding 15- and 10-meter circles to various dressage training exercises.