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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.

Felicitas von Neumann-Cosell rides Hosanna, an 11-year-old Hanoverian mare. Hosanna shows the difference from a working trot to a more powerful and cadenced trot, with clearly more expression and change of balance toward her hindquarters. | Photo by Mary McKenna

Create Positive Tension for a Better Dressage Frame

FEI trainer Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel explains the training tools that can motivate and guide the horse to create positive tension and carry himself in a dressage frame.