5 Videos to Watch for Better Balance
Learn to keep you and your horse balanced with instruction from Dressage Today OnDemand trainers.
Build strength and suppleness with a simple exercise.
Gradually Build the Trot Extension
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze recommends an exercise to improve balance and self-carriage in the extended trot.
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Training Buzz: Balance Your Horse
USDF Certified Instructor Beth Baumert explains that when your horse is balanced, he can have a relaxed rhythm.
Secure the Seat for Better Balance
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze offers an effective tool to help a rider improve her balance.
You Can’t Build Elegance with Force
Drawing parallels between yoga and dressage has helped this Grand Prix rider and trainer elevate his balance and strength and see the training journey through his horses' eyes.
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.
Improve Elasticity in Horse and Rider
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Training-Level combination.
Using Hills to Challenge Your Dressage Horse’s Balance
Tips for riding outside of the arena with Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel
What is Correct Arm Position for Dressage Riders?
Sandy Osborn answers this reader-submitted question.