How To Train Piaffe

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Small Steps to Half-Steps

Break the introduction to piaffe into stress-free, easy-to-achieve steps.

hilda gurney piaffe

Develop Piaffe with Hilda Gurney, Part 2

A guide for training this collected movement under saddle

Shelly Francis Small Steps to Piaffe 1

Small Steps to Piaffe with Shelly Francis, Part 1

How to develop a strong foundation for a challenging upper-level movement.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - arnd.nl There is no reason why a healthy and cooperative horse cannot learn piaffe.

Teaching Upper-Level Dressage Movements to Senior Horses

Kamila Dupont discusses her success teaching dressage to horses from other disciplines, in addition to teaching upper-level movements, like piaffe, to older horses.

Credit: Doug McGlothlin Training the young horse on the long lines often will be safer and more productive with a front handler.

Training the Piaffe with Long Lines

Kathy Connelly explains how taking that first step toward the ultimate goal in dressage can be simplified by proper execution of this productive technique.