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First Level

The Importance of Shoulder-in When Training the Dressage Horse

Dressage judge Sarah Geikie explains the importance of bend in riding the venerable shoulder-in exercise.

First Level

The Importance of Shoulder-in When Training the Dressage Horse

Book Reviews

Positive Retraining for the Poorly Ridden Horse

Dr. Gerd Heuschmann explores what it means to be a responsible rider in his book, Balancing Act: The Horse in Sport—An Irreconcilable Conflict?

Instruction

How Do I Weight My Inside Seat Bone Correctly in a Volte, Circle or Shoulder-In?

The seat bone seems to me like one of the most important aids the rider has. How do I weight it correctly when riding a volte, circle or shoulder-in?

Instruction

Walk: The Queen of Gaits

Colonel Christian Carde shares this classical approach to training the horse

Instruction

How to Improve Your Dressage Horse’s Collected Walk

An FEI judge gives exercises and advice for riders and judges.

FEI

Dressage Test Tips for Fourth Level and Prix St. Georges

Janet Foy explains how to the combine shoulder-in, volte, circle and half pass, with tips on how to ride and judge the movements.

Instruction

The Unwritten Rules of Dressage Test Riding

Follow these points for each dressage level to improve your dressage test scores.

FEI

Walter Zettl’s Shoulder-In Entwickeln Exercise

Use Walter Zettl's shoulder-in entwickeln exercise to improve your dressage horse's suppleness, balance and rhythm.

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