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Lisa Pierson

halting reins

Why Practice Halting Without Reins?

Lisa Pierson explains the importance of learning to develop the rider’s seat as an aid that is independent and effective.

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How to Develop Quality Downward Transitions

Lisa Pierson explains how to ride better downward transitions.

If a horse is struggling to keep his balance in the canter, it is best for the rider to use the Training Scale to help problem-solve the issue.

How to Help Your Horse Maintain Balance in Canter

Lisa Pierson answers a reader question and explains how to balance your horse in the canter with exercises to improve engagement.

posting trot dressage

Posting When Leg Yielding: What Is Correct?

FEI trainer Lisa Pierson explains the influence of the rising trot on the horse