Reward

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9 Training Tips from German Dressage Olympian Dorothee Schneider

Inside the 2019 New England Dressage Association Symposium

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Keys to a Rewarding Dressage Journey

Maryal Barnett explains an important aspect of dressage training.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst- Arnd.nl The spur is a tool and can be used to affect the horse’s response as well as refine, reinforce and reward.

A Brief Introduction to Using Spurs in Dressage

John Zopatti shares a few thoughts about why a rider might opt to ride with spurs, plus tips on how to choose the right kind of spurs.

24 Dressage Training Tips

24 Dressage Training Tips from Kyra Kyrklund

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

Credit: Courtesy of Trafalgar Square Books Grooming begins at a very young age and is often enjoyed by a foal. A foal will often begin to nibble the person brushing him in return as a sign of grateful thanks. Should he bite, however, it is best to push him away or reprimand him with the voice in a sharp manner such as “leave it!”

A Lesson in Handling Young Horses with Ingrid Klimke

In this book excerpt, Ingrid Klimke explains her theories on handling young horses.

Credit: Betsy LaBelle The Youth Dressage Festival focuses on rewarding those who have a well-rounded equine education with a three-phase competition that includes a written riding-theory and stable-management test, a group equitation class and a dressage test.

Lendon Gray's 9 Tips to Develop Young Dressage Riders

Lendon Gray explains her methods for helping kids reach their full potential as riders and as horsemen.