Dressage

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Barbara Minneci: My Equestrian Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This two-time Paralympian and 2019 European Championships double bronze medalist explains some of the ways her life and riding has been impacted by the worldwide spread of the virus.

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Col. Christian Carde: My Equestrian Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This former chief rider at the Cadre Noir of Saumur, French national dressage coach and "I" judge reflects on how his life at the barn and in the saddle have changed during the pandemic.

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Canada’s Jill Irving Records Personal Best in First Freestyle of 2020 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival

Canadian riders fill the podium in this FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix Freestyle.

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How to Correct a Lateral Walk

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

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Pan American Games Lima 2019: Canada Takes Dressage Team Gold and Ticket to Tokyo

USA secures silver while Brazil earns bronze and the second Olympic team qualifying spot

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U.S. Dressage Team Takes Early Lead at Lima 2019 Pan American Games

Sarah Lockman and First Apple Top Prix St. Georges With a Personal Best

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I am a Mare Person

A tribute to the good mares who own me

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Six Phases of a Second Level Ride with Hilda Gurney

FEI 'I' judge Hilda Gurney explains how to pull together the more advanced Second Level dressage movements and approach Second Level schooling sessions with planning and purpose.

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Is Eventing Dressage Different from "Regular" Dressage?

Marilyn Payne discusses dressage within the context of eventing.

Credit: Reprinted from Dressage Solutions by Arthur Kottas-Heldenberg Spiraling in and spiraling out on a 20-meter circle are exercises that can be used on young horses and it stays relevant all the way through Grand Prix.

How to Ride a Spiral Circle

Katherine Bateson-Chandler explains this useful exercise to help develop collection while maintaining forwardness.

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Four Common Dressage Training Problems Solved with Jennifer Baumert

Learn how to solve dressage training problems by addressing your dressage horse's true underlying issues.

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Adult Amateur Dressage Riders Who Excel

As Adult Amateurs, these dressage competitors have found a way to defy any preconceived notions to thrive amidst professionals at the top level of sport.

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Here’s to the Donnerhalls

Celebrating the special people who support our lives with horses

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24 Dressage Training Tips from Kyra Kyrklund

Five-time Olympian Kyra Kyrklund shares her dressage training secrets at a Kentucky symposium.

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You Get More Than One Fresh Start

As we begin a new year, Dressage Today's Lindsay Paulsen shares how her 2018 had a rocky start but ended with smiles.

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Lessons from a Dressage Pony Named Bubba

Dressage Today's Jennifer Mellace shares how a special, 13.2-hand pony has reconnected her to the joy of riding.

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How To Determine Correct Stirrup Length for Your Dressage Work

Think your dressage stirrup length is just right? Dressage expert Steven Wolgemuth shares some ways to double check that you are riding with your stirrups at the correct length.

“We did it!” says Isabell Werth’s body language, as the German rider finished a test on Bella Rose that earned her gold in the Grand Prix Special.

FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018: Dressage Grand Prix Special

An amazing display of talent, human and equine, enthralled fans at the Tryon International Equestrian Center as the world’s best in the discipline vied for the medals

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The Dressage Whip: Complexity Increases as You Progress

The whip is an important training tool in dressage when used properly.

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How to Assess Progress in Your Dressage Training

Jan Brons explains steps you can take to avoid frustration for you and your horse as you move forward in your training.

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Dressage Work on the Second Track

Incorporate this into your training to improve connection and straightness and help you feel the effects of having a horse truly on the outside rein, a critical component of any half halt.

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Finding Dressage Talent

How the U.S. Equestrian Federation is fostering the next generation of dressage riders.

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Where Riding Technology Meets Tradition

How apps, tech gadgets and devices can improve your dressage

Credit: Rhett Savoie Jane Savoie rides Menno (aka Moshi), her Grand Prix Friesian, on a hack with her dog, Indy.

Become an Independent Dressage Student with Jane Savoie

Make the most of your dressage education with goal-setting and homework.