Alignment

Felicitas von neumann cosel Riding Out

Using Hills to Challenge Your Dressage Horse's Balance

Tips for riding outside of the arena with Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel

outside rein contact

How to Find the Right Amount of Elastic Contact on Your Dressage Horse's Outside Rein

USDF gold medalist Dennis Callin explains how to keep an elastic feel on the outside rein.

dressage lower leg position by amy k dragoo

Dressage Position Advice: How to Correct a Lower Leg That Slips Back

Eliza Sydnor Romm responds to a reader question and offers tips to improve a dressage rider's leg position.

Credit: Diana De Rosa Photography Steffen Peters—the correct position.

The Benefits of Correct Dressage Position

Courtney King-Dye explains why position matters.

Credit: Photos courtesy, Cindy Sydnor Emme Johnston rides Just Jake, her 14-year-old Canadian/Thoroughbred cross gelding, at Third Level.

Courtney King-Dye's Advice to Improve Your Balance in the Saddle

Courtney King-Dye critiques Emme Johnston at Third Level.

Credit: Rebecca Neff Leg yielding is a methodical movement that promotes straightness and throughness, which in turn promotes balance. Here Catherine Chamberlain demonstrates the leg yield with her Dutch Warmblood, Chance.

How to Successfully Ride "Inside Leg to Outside Rein"

Fran Kehr answers this reader question, explaining this combination of aids and what it achieves when performed correctly.

Credit: Beth Baumert The dressage stance off the horse

Ride with a 'Library-Quiet' Position

Jeremy Steinberg explains exercises to help you improve your dressage position and ride with invisible aids.