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Instruction

Tune Your Riding Position to Put Your Horse into “Drive”

Understand what it means to have your horse "in front of the leg."

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Ride the Walk in Balance

Try this tip from Annie Morris.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Ride the Walk in Balance

FEI

The Secret to Free, Forward Collection

Beth Baumert explains why this kind of collection is the natural result of forward half halts and forward downward transitions

International Travel

A Dressage Journey Through Germany

DT’s managing editor Lindsay Paulsen reflects on her trip of a lifetime to this major equestrian destination.

FEI

Let the Leg Yield Work for You

This exercise helps horses become more flexible in the shoulders, back and hips and develops the connection through the horse’s body.

Instruction

A Dressage Rider’s Guide to Accuracy and Balance

Learn about the effect your balance has on the independence of your aids and how riding accurate figures can improve you and your horse's balance.

Instruction

Warm-Up Strategies for Show-Ring Success

Rider and Trainer Endel Ots shares his tips for preparing to ride a dressage test.

Instruction

The Rider’s Role in Self-Carriage

Lendon Gray explains how the use of passive aids can improve a horse's self-carriage.

Instruction

Develop Your Horse’s Sense of Readiness with Volker Brommann

This FEI rider and trainer offers his thoughts on how to effectively ride a dressage horse and provides exercises to help develop a sense of readiness.

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