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Dressage Today Extra

No Stirrups, No Problem • Clipping and Blanketing Insights from Top Grooms

An expert offers advice to keep you and your horse comfortable when working without stirrups. Plus, top grooms share blanketing and clipping tips for the winter.

Instruction

No Stirrup November: A Month-Long Commitment to Improving Your Seat WITH or WITHOUT Stirrups

Try these tips by Dave Thind to develop a more independent seat.

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5 Exercises to Help You Find and Feel Correct Dressage Leg Position

Kathy Rowse answers a reader question and provides some advice to improve dressage leg position.

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5 Exercises for Rider Suppleness with Jessica Jo Tate

Learn how to use your "absorbing joints" to better follow your horse's motion.

Lifestyle

My First Kiss: The Half Halt

A neurosurgeon finds that learning the half halt is more difficult than performing brain surgery.

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How To Determine Correct Stirrup Length for Your Dressage Work

Think your dressage stirrup length is just right? Dressage expert Steven Wolgemuth shares some ways to double check that you are riding with your stirrups at the correct length.

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Tune Your Riding Position to Put Your Horse into “Drive”

Understand what it means to have your horse "in front of the leg."

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Improve Your Dressage Seat with Isabelle von Neumann-Cosel: Part 2

Now that you have a better understanding of your specific body proportions, find the right exercises to help you progress.

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Improve Your Dressage Seat with Isabelle von Neumann-Cosel: Part 2

Theory

What is the Role of the Dressage Rider’s Upper Leg?

Sarah Geikie answers this reader question.

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