Hilda Gurney

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Six Phases of a Second Level Ride with Hilda Gurney

FEI 'I' judge Hilda Gurney explains how to pull together the more advanced Second Level dressage movements and approach Second Level schooling sessions with planning and purpose.

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Develop Piaffe with Hilda Gurney, Part 2

A guide for training this collected movement under saddle

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Introducing Travers and Renvers with Hilda Gurney

These exercises prepare your horse to move up.

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10 Tips to Keep Your Senior Dressage Horse Competitive

Sound equine-management practices coupled with a good dose of common sense will assist in the longevity of senior horses.

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Tune Your Riding Position to Put Your Horse into “Drive”

Understand what it means to have your horse "in front of the leg."

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71 Training Tips from Four Dressage Olympians

Charlotte Bredahl-Baker, Christine Traurig, Hilda Gurney and Steffen Peters share their methods for getting the most out of horses and riders.

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Hilda Gurney: First Level Movements with Young Horses

Learn how to begin schooling First Level movements with a 4-year-old.

Hilda Gurney works with Luminence, her 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding by her Trakehner stallion Leonidas.

Develop Piaffe with Hilda Gurney: Part 1

How half steps start the process of teaching a horse to piaffe

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9 Tips to Ride a Winning Dressage Test

Top dressage judges Lilo Fore, Anne Gribbons and Hilda Gurney weigh in.

Credit: Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz The half pass on the left is incorrect; the half pass on the right shows the correct straightness between bends.

Hilda Gurney: Requirements of the Dressage Horse at Fourth Level

An overview of the dressage movements that are introduced at Fourth Level with tips on how to ride them