Gerhard Politz

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Dressage Bit and Noseband Considerations

How selection, fit and use affect the subtle conversation between dressage rider and horse.

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Dressage Schooling Notebook: An Exercise of Circles

Improve your horse’s straightness and contact with this dressage training exercise from Gerhard Politz.

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Why Quiet Riding Matters

A note to my fellow talkative riders

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Create Dressage Students Who Think and Feel

Gerhard Politz explains how correct rider assessment and the appropriate use of praise are key elements to effective instruction.

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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.