Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

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A Not-So-Secret Key to Seamless Walk Transitions

Dressage Today blogger Pam Stone shares a reminder for riders to focus on riding the horse calm, forward and straight.

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Dressage Training Is Training, Regardless of Terrain

Blogger Pam Stone shares reflections on her time spent with Gem, the fox-hunting Off-the-Track Thoroughbred, explaining why you don't need a dressage ring to work your horse correctly.

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Strides Toward Straightness with an Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

Blogger Pam Stone shares an update on Gem, a retired OTTB who traded in track life for the hunt field.

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When the Dressage Training Scale Comes to Life

Blogger Pam Stone reflects on the beauty of dressage theory—and the reward that comes from its correct application.

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Exchanging Sand for Grass: The Perks of Hill Work for Dressage Horses

Blogger Pam Stone shares her last update on her OTTB project, Voodoo, while explaining the benefits of working out of the ring.

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Pam Stone: The Benefits of Honest Connection

Blogger Pam Stone shares an update on Voodoo, the willing Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

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Pam Stone: Challenges of Retraining the Off-the-Track Thoroughbred

Blogger Pam Stone begins a new journey with Voodoo, a 5-year-old Thoroughbred who presents some classic ex-racehorse challenges.

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How Do I Ride a Clean Walk-Canter Depart on My Dressage Horse?

USEF “S” dressage judge Debbie Rodriguez offers tips on schooling a clean walk-canter depart