Counter Canter

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4 Exercises for Counter Canter + Fly Control Tips

George and Noel Williams explain how to help you develop your horse’s straightness and collection.

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2 Exercises to Improve the Pirouette Canter

Martin Kuhn gives advice to help you correct rhythm faults in the canter and encourage your horse to jump through the canter pirouette better.

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Two Dressage Training Exercises with Sarah Lockman

Try these exercises focusing on counter bend and counter-canter.

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How Do I Keep My Dressage Horse from Anticipating the Flying Change?

Sandy Hotz shares four exercises to help you keep your horse more attentive to your aids.

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Sarah Lockman Gives Back to the Sport of Dressage in Free Dressage Clinic

An FEI-trainer gives a free dressage clinic to Pony Club riders looking to improve their skills.

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Fearless Flying Changes

Steffen Peters, Dr. Volker Moritz and Uwe Mechlem talk with FEI "I" judge and former Canadian dressage team member Lorraine Stubbs on the fine points of the flying change.

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Lisa Wilcox's Toughest Dressage Training Challenge: The Flying Change

Olympian Lisa Wilcox had to get creative and find a new way to teach a Friesian dressage horse the flying change.