Enhance Collection with Positive Tension
Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a horse and rider and offers suggestions and exercises for improvements.
Elevated Collection with a Baroque Horse
How much forwardness is necessary?
Finding a New Degree of Expression with Klaus Balkenhol
Jennifer Baumert's lessons from German master Klaus Balkenhol on getting the most from your horse
Monica Theodorescu: The Purpose and Value of Lateral Work
A discussion of this indispensable element in daily dressage training
Dressage Today Extra
4 Exercises for Counter Canter + Fly Control Tips
George and Noel Williams explain how to help you develop your horse’s straightness and collection.
Training Tips to Introduce Haunches-In (Travers)
Haunches-in can be a beneficial training tool when it is correctly applied. In this article, Gerhard Ablinger explains how to determine if your horse is ready to learn haunches-in and shares some tips to introduce it.
14 Tips from German Dressage Olympian Hubertus Schmidt
Inside a session from the Old Master Series
How to Ride a Spiral Circle
Katherine Bateson-Chandler explains this useful exercise to help develop collection while maintaining forwardness.
Are You Ready to Move Up to Second Level?
Kate Fleming-Kuhn explains how to be sure you and your dressage horse are prepared before moving up a level.
Building Power In Relaxation with Hubertus Schmidt
A top German dressage professional explains how to make your horse active and cadenced without losing relaxation.