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Dressage Rider Position Advice: How to Stabilize Your Lower Leg and Prevent Flopping

Rebecca Langwost-Barlow answers a reader question and explains how to attain lower-leg stability.

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Pam Stone: Ride the Horse You Have Today

In her latest blog, Pam shares an important reminder, as well as a clever idea for budget-friendly arena letters.

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Fitness Tips for Weekend-Warrior Riders

Charlotte Bredahl-Baker answers this reader question, explaining what you can do to improve your ability to follow your horse's movement, especially if you aren't able to ride regularly.

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Tips to Become "One" With Your Horse

Author and dressage trainer Dominique Barbier offers advice on how to be more focused when working with your dressage horse.

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Pam Stone: Along Comes an Arabian

Blogger Pam Stone shares some details about her newest training challenge: an Arabian who is a recent convert to dressage.

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Ingrid Klimke: Train for Your Horse's Pleasure

Seven elements of a training program that will keep your dressage athlete happy and healthy in his work

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Why Does My Horse Reject My Driving Aids?

There are several possible explanations for a horse’s resistance to forwardness.

Cross-training is good for all athletes, including horses, and there are numerous options available to add variety and reap rewards of improved flexibility, endurance and strength. Here Grand Prix rider Nicholas Fyffe rides Fiero HGF, a P.R.E. stallion.

Nicholas Fyffe: Cross-Training for Horse and Rider

A Grand Prix trainer explains how cross-training for the horse and rider can improve performance.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Keeping a smart, talented horse happy and challenged is not easy. Varying routines with hacking, cavalletti work and even jumping can build strength and agility while keeping the horse eagerly engaged.

How Can I Keep My Dressage Horse Happy and Fit?

USDF gold medalist Gigi Nutter gives advice on how to keep a dressage horse content and willing in his work while maintaining his fitness.