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Theory

Dressage Solutions: Achieve an Uphill Half-Halt

Try this tip from Chrissa Hoffmann.

Instruction

Peeling the Onion for Greater Degrees of Throughness with Lisa Wilcox

An American Olympian describes her system for developing her horses mentally and physically from their start as young horses to the Grand Prix.

Instruction

How to Ride the Half Halt with Jan Ebeling

The half halt is a combination of forward aids and restricting aids that will put your horse in balance and on the bit.

Blog

A Four-Step Checklist to Begin Every Ride

Use this easy-to-follow checklist as a tool to check in on your horse's responsiveness to each of the aids.

Instruction

How Do I Ride a Half Halt?

Jennifer Truett offers her advice, explaining the elements of a sophisticated half halt.

FEI

How to Maintain Correct Bend in the Half Pass

Madeleine Austin explains the "ingredients" of a successful half pass.

Instruction

14 Tips from German Dressage Olympian Hubertus Schmidt

Inside a session from the Old Master Series

Instruction

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.

Instruction

Half Halts Simplified with Kathy Connelly

Kathy Connelly teaches you simple steps to practice and perfect the half halt in your dressage training.

Theory

Why Good Basics Are So Important in Dressage

Gabriel Armando draws on his personal experience to explain why all dressage riders need a solid foundation of basic skills.

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