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Gentle Hacks: A Break from the Rest of the World

Blogger Pam Stone shares an update on her young horse, Lucas, in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Pam Stone: Ride the Horse You Have Today

In her latest blog, Pam shares an important reminder, as well as a clever idea for budget-friendly arena letters.

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Dressage Training Is Training, Regardless of Terrain

Blogger Pam Stone shares reflections on her time spent with Gem, the fox-hunting Off-the-Track Thoroughbred, explaining why you don't need a dressage ring to work your horse correctly.

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Exchanging Sand for Grass: The Perks of Hill Work for Dressage Horses

Blogger Pam Stone shares her last update on her OTTB project, Voodoo, while explaining the benefits of working out of the ring.

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VIDEO: Using Hills to Challenge Your Dressage Horse's Balance with Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel

Watch Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel's 5-part series on riding out and hill work.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl If your horse offers passage while out hacking, think upward half halts to help lift his shoulders while your lower legs lift his belly in the rhythm of the trot

When Your Dressage Horse Offers Passage During a Hack

Chris Hickey shares how you can harness your horse's natural passage steps to teach passage in the arena.

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Introducing Your Dressage Horse to the Double Bridle

Gina Smith explains how to begin incorporating the double bridle in your work when your horse is ready for it.

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The Beauty of Pressure-Free Riding

How my retired horse helped me realize that dressage training doesn't always have to be so serious

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How Dressage Horses Benefit from Variety

Courtney King-Dye explains the importance of days off, hack days and regular turnout.

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Pam Stone: The Joys of Bringing Up Babies

In her latest blog, Pam Stone discusses her latest journey in working with a special young horse.

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Training The Overachieving Dressage Horse

You need a variety of strategies to train this type of horse.

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Social Dressage

Blogger and dressage judge Margaret Freeman discusses the perks of riding with friends.

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Ingrid Klimke: Train for Your Horse's Pleasure

Seven elements of a training program that will keep your dressage athlete happy and healthy in his work

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A New Year Begins

Pam Stone shares some good news from her farm in North Carolina.

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Grow Your Riding Comfort Zone While Staying Safe

Excellent decision making and baby steps are key.

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Time-Saving Tips for Real-World Dressage Riders

Take a look at these 27 tips to help fit barn time into your busy schedule.

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.

Credit: Silke Rottermann Horses of every age benefit from an extensive warm-up phase in walk as Germany’s Grand Prix rider Uta Gräf and Helios demonstrate.

The Aging Dressage Horse with Uta Graf

Part 1: How to keep your dressage partner happy and healthy