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Confessions of a Proud, Fairly Average Adult Amateur Dressage Rider

Meet Jennifer Wuorinen, winner of the Adult Amateur division in Dressage Today's 2019 Blogger Contest! In her debut blog, she discusses anxiety, her Drum Horse and the many roles she juggles as an equine enthusiast.

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How to Keep Your Dressage Horse Focused Despite Distractions

Stacey Hastings shares a few techniques to help you keep your horse tuned into you, instead of the distractions outside of the ring.

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Addressing Rider Fear: Part 1

What are you afraid of? Sport psychologist Jenny Susser, PhD, discusses the individual and personal nature of fear.

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Create a Predictable Place for Better Dressage Training

Olympian Sue Blinks explains how to create a safe harbor for your horse by developing feel and focus and defining your standard of performance.

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Addressing Hives in the Performance Horse

Don’t let unsightly bumps or uncomfortable itching cause downtime.

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How to Deal with Equine Choke

Learn what you should do to handle a choke episode.

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Six Steps to Calm Your Dressage Show Anxiety

Try this advice from Jane Karol, which includes proven methods for overcoming show anxiety to help you perform at your best.