Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel—Balancing the Aids for the Line of Travel
Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel works with a rider on balancing the inside and outside aids to influence the horse’s line of travel and tempo.
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Olivia LaGoy-Weltz: Defining the Rein Aids
LaGoy-Weltz discusses how achieving the ideal connection with both reins starts with the inside aids. PLUS, a renowned vet talks about normal vs. abnormal hoof temperature.
How to Ride Correct Flying Changes on an Overeager Horse
Janet "Dolly" Hannon explains how to help your horse understand this movement.
Developing Balance and Symmetry in the Dressage Horse and Rider
Lauren Sammis explains how constant awareness of your position in relation to your horse’s body is the key to proper riding.
Dressage Terminology Explained: “In Front of the Leg”
Heidi Chote explains what it means for a horse to be "in front of the leg."
Why Practice Halting Without Reins?
Lisa Pierson explains the importance of learning to develop the rider’s seat as an aid that is independent and effective.
Dressage Work on the Second Track
Incorporate this into your training to improve connection and straightness and help you feel the effects of having a horse truly on the outside rein, a critical component of any half halt.
The Importance of Correct Timing of the Dressage Aids
A dressage rider learns the importance of her aids when she first learns to post on the correct diagnonal.
Dressage Solutions: Develop Correct Bend
Try this tip from Courtney King-Dye
Tune Your Riding Position to Put Your Horse into “Drive”
Understand what it means to have your horse "in front of the leg."