Leg Aids

Credit: SusanJStickle.com One of the hallmarks of a classical dressage position is a long, flat thigh. This positioning of the thigh pulls the seat bones down into the saddle, creating a deep, connected seat and stability in the rider’s position.

What is the Role of the Dressage Rider’s Upper Leg?

Sarah Geikie answers this reader question.

Williams on Devon, a Westfalen gelding (age 4 in the photo) by Donnerbube owned by Chuck and Joann Smith | Photo by Rhett Savoie

George Williams' Kindergarten Exercises to Learn the Aids

George Williams gives you nine exercises to become more effective with the application and timing of your aids.