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VIDEO: Robert Dover on the Power of Visualization

In this video, former Technical Advisor for the U.S. Dressage Team Robert Dover explains the four major qualities a rider needs to own and the importance of visualization.

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Lessons from CHIO Aachen

Top Young Riders share what they learned during their visit to CHIO Aachen with The Dressage Foundation.

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The Highs and Lows of Tryon 2018: An Editor's Perspective

Dressage Today's managing editor Lindsay Paulsen reflects on her time covering dressage at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina.

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9 Reasons Why We Can't Wait for the World Equestrian Games

Dressage Today's managing editor Lindsay Paulsen discusses some of the highlights of her personal World Equestrian Games experience.

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Debbie McDonald Prepares for a New Role

A closer look at her coming transition to dressage technical advisor

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Debbie McDonald to Succeed Robert Dover as U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor Following FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

McDonald will transition to her role as the U.S. Dressage Technical Advisor on December 1, 2018 pending final contract negotiations.

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Finding Dressage Talent

How the U.S. Equestrian Federation is fostering the next generation of dressage riders.

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The CHIO Aachen: A Horse Show Like No Other

Amber Heintzberger shares special moments of her trip to the 2017 CHIO Aachen in Germany.

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The 2018 World Equestrian Games

The United States welcomes back the world’s best in equestrian sport.

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Alice Tarjan’s Rise to the Top

This Adult Amateur climbed through the ranks of dressage with her self-made mounts to compete against her childhood idols at Grand Prix.

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Aachen and My Travels Abroad

Kim Herslow shares an update from her recent trip to Europe.

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Postcard: Ring Familiarization and Warm-ups at Omaha's Century Link Center

The arena familiarization and warm-ups for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals are over—now it’s time for the competition to begin.

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Q and A with U.S. Olympic Dressage Coach Robert Dover Before Rio

Nancy Jaffer talks with U.S. Olympic dressage coach, Robert Dover about the team and how things are going before they head to Rio next month.

Credit: Amy K. Dragoo Fourteen-year-old Julia Barton, riding Carol Cohen’s Dolce Vita, received much praise from U.S. Dressage Chef d’equipe Robert Dover during the 2016 Robert Dover HorseMastership Clinic.

Inside the Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic

Two unique stories emerge from riders at this intensive training session.

Credit: Nancy Jaffer U.S. Olympic medalist Steffen Peters and Ravel earned an individual bronze medal at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. He believes the beginning of the freestyle is just as important as the ending.

How to Impress Dressage Judges in Your Musical Freestyle

Top dressage riders share tips on how they impress judges from the moment they begin their freestyle.

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Robert Dover has successfully translated his experience as a high-performance competitor to his current role as technical advisor/chef d’équipe of the U.S. national dressage team.

One-on-One Interview with Robert Dover

A conversation with this U.S. Olympian and team coach