Straightness and Suppleness for the Dressage Horse
Sabine Ense explains what straightness means and how you can achieve it. Only a horse who is supple can be straight.
How to Find the Right Amount of Elastic Contact on Your Dressage Horse's Outside Rein
USDF gold medalist Dennis Callin explains how to keep an elastic feel on the outside rein.
Dressage Schooling Notebook: Transitions with Cindy Ishoy
Strengthen and supple your horse with a series of upward and downward transitions.
Monica Theodorescu: The Purpose and Value of Lateral Work
A discussion of this indispensable element in daily dressage training
How to Ride Renvers (Haunches Out) with Lauren Sprieser
Learn how to ride this helpful movement and understand its purpose and benefits.
How to Use the Training Scale to Simplify and Troubleshoot Your Dressage Training
Dressage Today blogger Jenna Arnold shares some advice on how to focus on the root of your training challenges, rather than the symptom. Plus, try her exercise of the month that hones in on square turns.
9 Training Tips from German Dressage Olympian Dorothee Schneider
Inside the 2019 New England Dressage Association Symposium
Creating Excellence in Dressage: Putting It into Practice with Sue Blinks
Part 2: Olympian Sue Blinks shows how her multifaceted approach works in teaching movements like shoulder-in and piaffe.
14 Tips from German Dressage Olympian Hubertus Schmidt
Inside a session from the Old Master Series
Pam Stone: To Everybody Who Says Arabians Are Nuts
Blogger Pam Stone's time training Party Girl, an Arabian-Holsteiner mare concludes.
You Don't Need a Fancy Horse In Order to Score Well on Walk Pirouettes
It’s a movement any horse with proper training can do well.
Dressage Schooling Notebook: An Exercise of Circles
Improve your horse’s straightness and contact with this dressage training exercise from Gerhard Politz.
Understanding the Half Pass Through Shoulder-In and Leg Yield
Kathy Priest explains how the half pass can be broken up into two easier exercises and then put back together.
Developing Elasticity in the Dressage Horse with Isabell Werth
How elasticity and suppleness allow your horse to do his job well