Debbie Rodriguez

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How Do I Ride a Clean Walk-Canter Depart on My Dressage Horse?

USEF “S” dressage judge Debbie Rodriguez offers tips on schooling a clean walk-canter depart

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How Dressage Riders Benefit from Developing Strong Core Muscles

USEF “S” dressage judge Debbie Rodriguez shares her thoughts on becoming a fit rider.

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How to Translate Dressage "Language"

Debbie Rodriguez explains how to decipher the phrase "go forward," among other terms that are frequently used by trainers and clinicians.

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Judges’ Perspectives on Intercollegiate Catch Riding

Judges Debbie Rodriguez and Dorothy Maxfield answer popular questions on the minds of Intercollegiate Dressage Association riders.

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Try This Hip Lift Exercise to Reduce Pain

As the muscles surrounding your spine and hips get stronger, they support the joints more effectively.