Body Language

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Christoph Hess: Ride Like a Dressage Professional, Part 2

German master Christoph Hess explains the key elements of a successful training system.

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Why Does My Horse Reject My Driving Aids?

There are several possible explanations for a horse’s resistance to forwardness.

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6 Rules to Ride by in Dressage

Yvonne Barteau shares a unique look at what a horse might ask of his rider.

Credit: Conklin Photographic A beautiful head is a definite attraction for every horseperson. Dansuse MF, a 2-year-old filly owned by Merrydell Farm, has a lovely head with an intelligent eye that is calm but alert.

Evaluating Sport Horse Conformation with Lilo Fore

5 Points to Consider When Assessing a Young Horse