Longevity

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Keys to Your Horse's Longevity

Advice for riding in balance and insights on hock health

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Granat: An Unlikely Dressage Champion

The life and career of Christine Stückelberger’s Olympic champion

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How to Care for Your Riding Helmet

Learn what you need to know to keep your helmet in great condition for as long as possible.

Credit: SusanJStickle.com Mica Mabragana and Infanta HFG demonstrate how a horse ridden in balance is free to move forward in rhythm, with suppleness, reaching for the bit—all without tension.

How to Optimize Your Dressage Horse's Soundness from the Saddle

The key to a horse’s longevity is riding him in balance.

Credit: Susan J. Stickle Eva Colacicco's 27-year-old Dutch Warmblood, Brou, remains supple and fluid in his movement and continues to improve in self-carriage.

The Joys of Riding a Senior Dressage Horse

Five amateur dressage riders share their stories

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Be sure the footing where you work your horse is even and not too deep or hard.

Preventing Stress Injuries

Know when it’s safe to ask a dressage horse for more collection