Kathy Connelly

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Dressage Solutions: To Stabilize Your Horse

Try this tip from Kathy Connelly.

Credit: Jerry Morris 1. The rider uses a combination of the lower back, seat and leg to bring the horse’s energy evenly into both reins without changing the rhythm or tempo of the gait. This step brings the horse’s energy forward toward the bit.

Half Halts Simplified with Kathy Connelly

Kathy Connelly teaches you simple steps to practice and perfect the half halt.

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Lessons from CHIO Aachen

Top Young Riders share what they learned during their visit to CHIO Aachen with The Dressage Foundation.

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.