Judy Allmeling

Credit: Lindsay Paulsen My month-long adventure in Germany began in Hamburg, a port city in the north.

A Dressage Journey Through Germany

DT’s managing editor Lindsay Paulsen reflects on her trip of a lifetime to this major equestrian destination.

Credit: Courtesy, Annie Morris  During the leg yield along the wall, the horse is at about a 30-degree angle to the wall.

Let the Leg Yield Work for You

This exercise helps horses become more flexible in the shoulders, back and hips and develops the connection through the horse’s body.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Isabell Werth’s hips are always in balance with the horse because of her open hip angle.

Dressage Position: Balance and Your Hip Angle Explained

Learn how your hip angle can affect your balance in the saddle.