Lazy Horse

Credit: Dusty Perin - DustyPerin.com To develop throughness and good impulsion, the horse needs to respond to the leg aids with the whip as additional support.

Increase Your Horse's Responsiveness to Your Aids

Sabine Rijssenbeek explains how to improve this aspect of communication between horse and rider.

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Christoph Hess: Ride Like a Dressage Professional, Part 1

German master Christoph Hess explains how to become a great rider and build correct connection in dressage training.

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Create Energy in Your Dressage Horse

Tom Noone explains how to address this common problem in dressage training by improving your horse's response to your aids.

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Charlotte Bredahl-Baker: My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge

Teaching her horse to trust was the key to success for this U.S. Olympian.

Credit: Amy K. Dragoo If you have a horse who tends to become mentally excited and nervous when sharing warm-up arena space with many other horses, it would be best to find an area with the least amount of interference from others.

Warm-Up Exercises for First Level Dressage

Lisa El-Ramey Hyslop shares her tips for a proper warm-up.

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Kyra Kyrklund's Smaller Steps for Greater Balance

Dressage Olympian Kyra Kyrklund shares a simple solution to common balance problems with horses at any level.