Small Steps to Half-Steps

Break the introduction to piaffe into stress-free, easy-to-achieve steps.

rein-back dressage

Tips to Fix a Crooked Rein-Back

Check out this training advice from dressage professional Linda Schultz

Credit: Jacques Toffi - The rein-back is a challenging movement that can have multiple problems. Even the top horses and riders in the world respect this movement and approach it carefully. Here, British Olympian Carl Hester demonstrates the ideal rein-back on Uthopia.

How Can I Fix a Lazy Rein-Back?

USDF gold medalist Jennifer Kaiser addresses the challenges with this movement

Credit: Amy K. Dragoo

9 Tips to Ride a Winning Dressage Test

Top dressage judges Lilo Fore, Anne Gribbons and Hilda Gurney weigh in.

Photos by Silke Rottermann When working in-hand, the horse learns to follow the rider’s hand in any direction.

Walk: The Queen of Gaits

Colonel Christian Carde shares this classical approach to training the horse