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The Dressage Whip: Complexity Increases as You Progress

The whip is an important training tool in dressage when used properly.

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What Is the Purpose of Posting the Trot on the Outside Diagonal?

Heather Mason answers this reader question, explaining the purpose of posting the trot on the outside diagonal and discussing which hand should carry the dressage whip.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - arnd.nl The whip is a useful tool when used appropriately, but we must be conscientious not to allow it to make us lazy with our other aids.

In Which Hand Should I Carry the Dressage Whip?

Jennifer Roth answers this reader question, explaining some factors that might affect how you carry your whip.

With Sharon McCusker and Wrigley, Kyrklund explains the correct use of the resisting elbow as she presses on the back of McCusker’s upper arm. See what she does next on page 47.

Insights into Dressage Training from Kyra Kyrklund

Kyra Kyrklund explains her training philosophy, with focus on collection and tools for achieving it.