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Instruction

What is Correct Arm Position for Dressage Riders?

Sandy Osborn answers this reader-submitted question.

Instruction

How to Correct a Lateral Walk

Learn how to diagnose and treat a lateral walk by establishing a correct connection.

Blog

Pam Stone: The Benefits of Honest Connection

Blogger Pam Stone shares an update on Voodoo, the willing Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

Theory

Proper Connection for Dressage Horses on Trails

Gigi Nutter discusses what kind of connection is most appropriate when trail riding your dressage horse.

Theory

The Best Dressage Connection Builds from ‘Nothing’

Yvonne Barteau explains that the best connection starts from nothing but an independent relaxed seat and the quiet, neutral absence of aids.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Improve Rein Connection

Try this tip from Jessica Miller.

First Level

How to Help Your Horse Maintain Balance in Canter

Lisa Pierson answers a reader question and explains how to balance your horse in the canter with exercises to improve engagement.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Improve Quality of Contact

Try this tip from Bruno Greber

Theory

How to Use the Dressage Pyramid of Training

Use this conceptual tool to help your riding in a practical way.

Instruction

How to Ride with Soft Arms for a Better Connection

The bend in the elbow allows elasticity forward and backward to follow the horse’s mouth every step.

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