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Beth Baumert—Balance Your Horse Laterally

Beth Baumert explains why your horse may lose lateral balance and shares exercises to maintain it by riding shoulder-fore.

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Dreamy Equestrian Vacations with Stacey Adams

In this episode of the Dressage Today Podcast, we look forward to a time when we are able to vacation again. We have a great conversation with Stacey Adams of Active Riding Trips. We chat about dreamy equestrian vacations, some of her most memorable travel experiences, advice on scoring the best deals and tips for packing and gear. Enjoy!

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Enhance Collection with Positive Tension

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a horse and rider and offers suggestions and exercises for improvements.

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Why Barn Culture Matters

Grand prix dressage rider and trainer Kim McGrath learned early on that barn culture can make or break a person’s or horse’s ambitions.

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Dressage Today Podcast Transcript: New Hosts Introduced, Interview with Janet Foy

New hosts Stephanie Ruff and Aviva Nebesky introduce themselves and premier a new segment called "Ask the L." Then Stephanie interviews FEI 5* Judge Janet Foy about her lifelong devotion to horses and dressage.

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From the Racetrack to the Dressage Arena

FEI “I” dressage and eventing Judge Christoph Hess answers questions from the owner of an ex-racehorse.

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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.

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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