Articles With Beth Baumert

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Use Transitions to Develop Your Dressage Horse's Throughness: A Four-Step Exercise

Ride through these four steps from Beth Baumert to improve your horse's throughness.

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10 Tips for Better Dressage Trot Lengthenings

Advice on how to ride an essential dressage training tool: the trot lengthening.

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Easy Canter Pirouettes with Morten Thomsen

A popular Danish trainer explains how to teach your horse this complex movement from the walk.

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Tips from World Cup Champion Isabell Werth

Werth shares her successful training methods during a demonstration at the 2017 World Cup Dressage Final.

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A Long Neck Equals a More Rideable Horse

Successful riding at the upper levels of dressage begins with teaching your horse to come through his back with a long neck and go to the hand.

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Insights from Lilo Fore and Hans-Christian Matthiesen

Take a deeper look at lessons from the Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference and USEF Judges Forum.

Credit: SusanJStickle.com Mica Mabragana and Infanta HFG demonstrate how a horse ridden in balance is free to move forward in rhythm, with suppleness, reaching for the bit—all without tension.

How to Optimize Your Dressage Horse's Soundness from the Saddle

The key to a horse’s longevity is riding him in balance.

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Learn the CrossFit Squat to Help Your Dressage Training

Dressage trainer Stacey Hastings explains the value of this cross-training exercise.

With Sharon McCusker and Wrigley, Kyrklund explains the correct use of the resisting elbow as she presses on the back of McCusker’s upper arm. See what she does next on page 47.

Insights into Dressage Training from Kyra Kyrklund

Kyra Kyrklund explains her training philosophy, with focus on collection and tools for achieving it.

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Ride with a 'Library-Quiet' Position

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

Isabell Werth rides Warum Nicht (Hannes) in competition. The pair won the 2007 World Cup. | Photo by Barbara Schnell

Isabell Werth's Dressage Training System Unveiled

Riders learn the nuances of German Olympian Isabell Werth's training system at the U.S. Dressage Federation National Dressage Symposium.