Passage

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Using Hills to Challenge Your Dressage Horse's Balance

Tips for riding outside of the arena with Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel

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Dressage Schooling Notebook: Transitions with Cindy Ishoy

Strengthen and supple your horse with a series of upward and downward transitions.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl If your horse offers passage while out hacking, think upward half halts to help lift his shoulders while your lower legs lift his belly in the rhythm of the trot

When Your Dressage Horse Offers Passage During a Hack

Chris Hickey shares how you can harness your horse's natural passage steps to teach passage in the arena.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst Charlotte Dujardin's riding position shows an almost perfect ear-shoulder-hip-heel alignment

What is Correct Rider Position for Collected Work in Dressage?

Katie Hoefs-Martin discusses the value of correct rider position and how it evolves during collected work.

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24 Dressage Training Tips from Kyra Kyrklund

Five-time Olympian Kyra Kyrklund shares her dressage training secrets at a Kentucky symposium.

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In-Hand Work with Rafael Soto

A Q&A with this Olympic medalist from the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art

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When Aretha Franklin Rocked the Dressage World

Blogger and judge Margaret Freeman fondly remembers Debbie McDonald's freestyle performance aboard Brentina at the 2005 World Cup Dressage Final.

Hilda Gurney works with Luminence, her 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding by her Trakehner stallion Leonidas.

Develop Piaffe with Hilda Gurney: Part 1

How half steps start the process of teaching a horse to piaffe

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Charlotte Bredahl-Baker: My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge

Teaching her horse to trust was the key to success for this U.S. Olympian.

With Sharon McCusker and Wrigley, Kyrklund explains the correct use of the resisting elbow as she presses on the back of McCusker’s upper arm. See what she does next on page 47.

Insights into Dressage Training from Kyra Kyrklund

Kyra Kyrklund explains her training philosophy, with focus on collection and tools for achieving it.