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How to Unlock Your Wrists to Create Softer Contact with Your Horse

USDF gold medalist Barbro Ask-Upmark explains how unlocking your wrists can create softer contact


Dressage Solutions: Ride from Back to Front

Try this tip from Monica Theodorescu

Barb Shannahan on Aero

Carry Your Hands to Maintain an Active Core

Rider biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Barb Shannahan on Aero.

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Where should hands ideally be positioned while riding?

It can be challenging to find the right hand position as every instructor has his/her own way and has had different training experiences. Here are a few things every rider should be aware of and keep in mind while working on a correct hand position.

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Cultivate a Good Dressage Seat

Learn these fundamentals of a good rider and their influence over the horse