Go Down to Go Up: Promoting Relaxation in the Horse’s Back
Dressage Today blogger Pam Stone shares an update on her youngster Lucas and details her observations on gaining access to his back.
6 Exercises to Develop Your Dressage Horse’s Relaxation
George Williams shares his system to teach your dressage horse to respond to your aids.
4 Signs You Are Riding Your Dressage Horse Too Short in the Neck
A short neck indicates a problem in the connection and the early steps of the dressage pyramid of training—rhythm, relaxation, seeking the contact. William Solyntjes discusses four symptoms of a short neck.
Pam Stone: The Benefits of Honest Connection
Blogger Pam Stone shares an update on Voodoo, the willing Off-the-Track Thoroughbred
How Do I Achieve Losgelassenheit?
Kari Garber gives an overview of Losgelassenheit and shares a few exercises to help you achieve it with your dressage horse.
There Is No Secret to Putting Your Horse “On the Bit”
Accomplished event rider and USDF gold medalist Jeremy Beale answers a reader question, explaining how skilled riders use finesse and feel, rather than strength, to teach their horses to look for the bit.
Dressage Terminology Explained: “Losgelassenheit”
Susanne Hamilton explains this German term that describes a concept of relaxation, looseness, movability and freedom.
How to Ride Correct Flying Changes on an Overeager Horse
Janet "Dolly" Hannon explains how to help your horse understand this movement.
How Perfectionism Can Hinder Progress in Dressage
Psychologist Jane Karol explains a helpful mental approach to becoming a better rider.
Pam Stone: Growing from Strength to Strength
Blogger Pam Stone discusses how some great dressage partners come in small packages.