Gigi Nutter

Credit: Silke Rottermann A relaxing trail ride is good for everyone, including dressage horses.

Proper Connection for Dressage Horses on Trails

Gigi Nutter discusses whether riders should maintain a connection to the bit while trail riding

Closeup of lower body of dressage rider on horse

3 Exercises for Dressage Riders To Help Keep Heels Down

Try these exercises from Gigi Nutter to keep those heels down and remedy this common position fault.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Keeping a smart, talented horse happy and challenged is not easy. Varying routines with hacking, cavalletti work and even jumping can build strength and agility while keeping the horse eagerly engaged.

How Can I Keep My Dressage Horse Happy and Fit?

USDF gold medalist Gigi Nutter gives advice on how to keep a dressage horse content and willing in his work while maintaining his fitness.

flash noseband dressage bridle

Is a Flash Noseband Necessary?

Gigi Nutter explains the purpose of this kind of noseband that is often used in dressage.