Jessica Jo Tate

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VIDEO with Susanne von Dietze and JJ Tate: Collected Work

Susanne teaches JJ Tate on Kynynmont Gunsmoke's Gideon, a 3/4 Connemara who has competed through Grand Prix.

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VIDEO: Susanne von Dietze on The Dressage Rider's Seat

How the rider’s seat, balance and position affect the horse

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Training the Happy Dressage Athlete with JJ Tate

How to develop your dressage horse by teaching him to love learning

Credit: Beth Baumert Stair Stretches

5 Exercises for Rider Suppleness with Jessica Jo Tate

Learn how to use your "absorbing joints" to better follow your horse's motion.

Jessica Jo Tate made the biggest impression on the judges with Faberge during the final ride of the evening.

Report from Dressage at Devon 2018

As always, the Grand Prix freestyle was the highlight of the special autumn show on Philadelphia’s Main Line, but there was a different cast of characters this year.

Credit: Richard Malmgren Notice thisrelaxed and supple horse’s fully stretched neck on an obviously light rein. The lumbar back thrusts the pelvis forward and lowers the croup. The horse’s supple joints articulate well as he sinks down on his right hind leg. The rider demonstrates an adhesive seat. JJ Tate rides Donnermuth, a 2001 Rhinelander gelding (by Don Bedo) owned by Candace Tate.

Charles de Kunffy Explains the Meaning of “Forward"

Learn the true meaning of the term "forward" and how to put it to use in your dressage training.