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Instruction

Connect with Your Horse’s Rhythm

Try these unmounted exercises to help find balance and mobilize your hips.

Instruction

How to Ride with a More Supple, Open Hip to Enhance Your Horse’s Movement

Equestrian biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a horse-and-rider pair at Training Level.

Theory

VIDEO with Susanne von Dietze: The Dressage Rider’s Seat, Demo Ride

Watch Susanne von Dietze's explanation of rider biomechanics in action.

Instruction

VIDEO: Susanne von Dietze on The Dressage Rider’s Seat

How the rider’s seat, balance and position affect the horse

Instruction

Rider Biomechanics: Discover a Deeper and More Effective Dressage Seat

Susanne von Dietze critiques Amber Hall and her young Oldenburg gelding at First Level.

Instruction

Find a More Supple Leg and Hip Position While Riding

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a new horse-and-rider pair.

Instruction

Evaluating Progress in a Second Level Pair

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Second Level combination.

Instruction

Examine Rider Body Balance During Extension and Collection

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a Fourth Level combination.

Horse Care

How Studying Biomechanics Enhances Your Dressage Training

The study of biomechanics provides the basis for understanding multiple facets of dressage.

Instruction

Tips for a Correct Outside Leg Position

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Meghan Drysdale at Third Level.

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