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Intro to Piaffe • The Risks and Benefits of Longeing

A Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer breaks the introduction to piaffe into stress-free, easy-to-achieve steps. Plus, a veterinarian explains the risks and benefits of longeing.

Training Buzz

Dressage Today Podcast

Training Buzz: Parking at the Mounting Block

Michael Bragdell explains that teaching a horse is to stand still while being mounted is extremely important.

Instruction

How to Perform Haunches-In and Half Pass From the Ground

Head Trainer at Hilltop Farm, 2021 Dressage at Devon winner and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist Michael Bragdell shows how to perform haunches-in and half pass from the ground.

Instruction

Teaching a Shoulder-In In-Hand

2021 Dressage at Devon winner and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist Michael Bragdell explains and demonstrates executing a shoulder-in in-hand.

Instruction

How to Train a Leg Yield From the Ground

Head Trainer at Hilltop Farm Michael Bragdell explains and demonstrates executing a leg yield in-hand.

Instruction

Teaching Your Horse to Stand At the Mounting Block

Head Trainer at Hilltop Farm Michael Bragdell feels one of the most important skills to teach a horse is to stand still while being mounted so he teaches his horses to "park" or stand at the mounting block.

Instruction

Teaching a Rein Back From the Ground

Head Trainer at Hilltop Farm, 2021 Dressage at Devon winner and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medalist Michael Bragdell demonstrates how to teach your horse a rein back from the ground.

News

Bragdell Brings Qredit From Grand Champion Yearling to CDI-W Blue

From Grand Champion of the breed show as a yearling to CDI-W Grand Prix Freestyle winner, Michael Bargdell and Qredit Hilltop's partnership came full circle at 2021 Dressage at Devon.

Instruction

Learning from the Leaders of U.S. Dressage

The four official U.S. dressage trainers take the stage at the 2019 USDF Trainers Conference.

Lifestyle

Finding Dressage Talent

How the U.S. Equestrian Federation is fostering the next generation of dressage riders.

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