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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.

Instruction

Beth Baumert – Balance Your Horse Longitudinally

Beth Baumert explains why your horse loses his balance longitudinally and how to maintain it by riding half-halts and transitions.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Help Your Horse Lift His Back

Try this tip from Beth Baumert.

Instruction

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.

First Level

10 Tips for Better Dressage Trot Lengthenings

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

Instruction

14 Tips from German Dressage Olympian Hubertus Schmidt

Inside a session from the Old Master Series

FEI

Easy Canter Pirouettes with Morten Thomsen

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

Instruction

The Benefits of a Small Dressage Arena

Can the soundness of your dressage horse be related to the size of your arena?

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Use Your Whip with Accuracy and Finesse

Try this tip from Beth Baumert.

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

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