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Dressage Today Podcast

Training Buzz: In-hand Shoulder-in

USDF gold medalist and certified instructor Michael Bragdell explains how to execute a shoulder-in from the ground.

Michael Bragdell

Dressage Today Podcast

Dressage Today Podcast: Michael Bragdell

Hear from Hilltop Farm's head trainer and USDF gold medalist, Michael Bragdell.

Dressage Today Extra

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.

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