Learning

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Create Dressage Students Who Think and Feel

Gerhard Politz explains how correct rider assessment and the appropriate use of praise are key elements to effective instruction.

Credit: Shira Yeger Susanne von Dietze teaches her pupil, Shiori Shimoide, on the 12-year-old Dutch mare Kilda.

The Power of Positive Teaching in Dressage

A learning approach that focuses on trust, challenge and the necessity of mistakes yields satisfying results for dressage student and instructor.

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Is the Tough Dressage Trainer Worth It?

Consider these three questions from sport psychologist Jenny Susser, PhD, to decide.

Credit: Dusty Perin/www.dustyperin.com As a pedagogue, a trainer has a responsibility to her students to be honest and deliver the information she has. No one can reasonably expect a trainer to know everything.

The Responsibility of the Dressage Trainer

Kari Garber explains how as a pedagogue, a dressage trainer has a responsibility to her students to be honest and deliver the information she has.