Loss Of Rhythm

Courtesy, Lisa Pierson

How to Develop Quality Downward Transitions

Lisa Pierson explains how to ride better downward transitions.

Shelly Francis Small Steps to Piaffe 1

Small Steps to Piaffe with Shelly Francis, Part 1

How to develop a strong foundation for a challenging upper-level movement.

Credit: Courtesy of Trafalgar Square Books The first goal during the early schooling phase is to reestablish the natural rhythm of the horse in each basic gait. Mandy Zimmer trains with German Olympian Klaus Balkenhol.

The Fundamentals of Rhythm in Dressage Work

Eckart Meyners explains how to establish the young horse’s natural rhythm under the weight of the rider.