Dressage Training Scale

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Dressage Life: Straightness and Balance in the Horse

A tenacious back injury opens a dressage rider's eyes to the real meaning of developing straightness and balance in her horse.

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How to Use the Training Scale to Simplify and Troubleshoot Your Dressage Training

Dressage Today blogger Jenna Arnold shares some advice on how to focus on the root of your training challenges, rather than the symptom. Plus, try her exercise of the month that hones in on square turns.

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When the Dressage Training Scale Comes to Life

Blogger Pam Stone reflects on the beauty of dressage theory—and the reward that comes from its correct application.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Good dressage judges have many responsibilities: to the sport, to horses and riders, to the federation and show management.

Is There Breed Bias In Dressage Judging?

Dressage judge Kathy Rowse answers this reader question and discusses the duties of a dressage judge.

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Marilyn Heath: What A Dressage Judge Wants to See

This USEF “S” judge offers her view on what she wants to see from dressage riders and their horses.

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How to Use the Dressage Pyramid of Training

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

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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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Is the Training Scale Fit for Iberian Horses?

Matt McLaughlin answers this reader question.

Credit: Emily Austin Photography Sandra Daugirda poses with Zee and clinician Lilo Fore.

The 10-Track Mind: A Dressage Lesson with Lilo Fore

10 key points for riding like a dressage professional