Janet Dolly Hannon

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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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Let's Remember Why We Do Dressage

In a sport that often encourages us to focus on achieving goals, Janet "Dolly" Hannon reminds us of a critical element in the dressage journey that should not be forgotten.

Credit: Courtesy, Janet “Dolly” Hannon This horse is displaying articulation of the joints in his hindquarters and legs. This is an example of positive diagonal advanced placement (DAP).

Dressage Terminology Explained: “Quick Behind”

USEF 'S' dressage judge Janet "Dolly" Hannon explains what it means for a horse to be "quick behind" and why this quality is important in developing dressage horses.

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How Can I Teach My Horse to Stand Still at the Mounting Block?

Janet “Dolly” Hannon answers this reader question, explaining why this is an important training opportunity that is also a matter of safety.

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Uncover the Mystery of “On the Bit”

A horse who is on the bit trusts the rider’s aids and accepts the contact with the bit.