Preparation

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Competition Dressage: Is Your Mindset Holding You Back?

Understand how mindset, preparation and goal setting can transform your competition experience.

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The Conundrum of Ideal Performance Conditions

How to understand which conditions are best for your personal performance.

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How to Ride A Dressage Test... Mentally

Sports psychologist Jenny Susser, PhD, explains that developing the mental strategy of test-riding is a skill of successful riders that is often overlooked.

Credit: Terri Miller At home, your training goal should be to have a very good ride every day. Then, at a show, just ride as well as you do at home.

Jan Ebeling: How to Prepare for Show-Ring Success

Pan Am Games gold medalist Jan Ebeling shares tips on preparing the horse for competition.

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Emotional Fitness for the Dressage Rider

Jenny Susser, PhD, explores the capacity to tolerate and manage emotional stress in the context of dressage.