Free Walk

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A Not-So-Secret Key to Seamless Walk Transitions

Dressage Today blogger Pam Stone shares a reminder for riders to focus on riding the horse calm, forward and straight.

Credit: Beth Baumert Remember, every moment you’re riding, you’re training your horse, so you’re either training the walk to be better or worse.

Pedaling: A Technique to Improve Your Dressage Horse's Walk

How pedaling can help your horse develop rhythmic suppleness in his back

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Finding the Ideal Free Walk

Understand what constitutes a correct free walk and learn how you can help your horse produce a better free walk.

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One Good Turn Deserves Another

Blogger and judge Margaret Freeman shares a tip to help you nail the broken-line free walk.

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The Unwritten Rules of Dressage Test Riding

Follow these points for each dressage level to improve your dressage test scores.

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How to Maximize Points for Dressage Test Success with Janet Foy

FEI 5* judge Janet Foy explains how attention to detail can earn you those extra points in the show ring—from making a strong first impression to riding each movement with precision, these helpful hints will turn your test from average to great.