How To Ride Flying Changes

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How Do I Keep My Dressage Horse from Anticipating the Flying Change?

Sandy Hotz shares four exercises to help you keep your horse more attentive to your aids.

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How to Ride Correct Flying Changes on an Overeager Horse

Janet "Dolly" Hannon explains how to help your horse understand this movement.

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Fearless Flying Changes

Steffen Peters, Dr. Volker Moritz and Uwe Mechlem talk with FEI "I" judge and former Canadian dressage team member Lorraine Stubbs on the fine points of the flying change.

Lisa Wilcox and Ernst Hoyos stand next to Hallie Ahrnsbrak riding Emmitt Sport, a Friesian gelding owned by John Bartlett. Ahrnsbrak says,

Lisa Wilcox's Toughest Dressage Training Challenge: The Flying Change

Olympian Lisa Wilcox had to get creative and find a new way to teach a Friesian dressage horse the flying change.