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Wanja Gerlach

10 Tips to Find the Right Stallion for Your Mare

Wanja Gerlach shares advice to help you select a stallion to best complement your mare.

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Horse Shopping: How To Use Video to Evaluate Horses

A dressage professional explains how to evaluate videos of potential new dressage partners.

Credit: Amy K. Dragoo If you have a horse who tends to become mentally excited and nervous when sharing warm-up arena space with many other horses, it would be best to find an area with the least amount of interference from others.

Warm-Up Exercises for First Level Dressage

Lisa El-Ramey Hyslop shares her tips for a proper warm-up.

Credit: SusanJStickle.com Lauren Sprieser prepares for the season.

Tips for Dressage Show-Season Prep

Use this timeline and checklist to plan ahead for a less stressful year.

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Riding in a Bitless Bridle for Desensitization

David De Wispelaere weighs in on whether or not riding bitless can help to desensitize a reactive horse.

Credit: Conklin Photographic A beautiful head is a definite attraction for every horseperson. Dansuse MF, a 2-year-old filly owned by Merrydell Farm, has a lovely head with an intelligent eye that is calm but alert.

Evaluating Sport Horse Conformation with Lilo Fore

5 Points to Consider When Assessing a Young Horse

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Increase Your Dressage Horse's Mobility

Jeremy Steinberg explains how to develop a more mobile horse for more expression in the gaits and movements.

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Nicholas Fyffe: Breed Unbiased

Grand Prix dressage competitor Nicholas Fyffe explains how he trains every horse as an individual.