Strengthen and supple your horse with a series of upward and downward transitions.
How pedaling can help your horse develop rhythmic suppleness in his back
Inside a session from the Old Master Series
FEI 'I' judge Hilda Gurney explains how to pull together the more advanced Second Level dressage movements and approach Second Level schooling sessions with planning and purpose.
Try this dressage training tip from Holly Mason.
Dressage judge Sandy Hotz offers advice on how to make a dressage horse's trot more elastic.
How to create a better relationship with your equine partner
These transitions, when done properly, keep the dressage horse forward, loose and working through his body.
How to achieve this must-have component of your horse’s dressage training
Kamila Dupont answers this reader question, explaining variations of this beneficial exercise.
Kirsi Nevalainen-LaCorte shares four ideas to help your horse stay soft on circles and straight lines.
Teach your dressage students how to gain the horse’s trust and cooperation.
Dressage judge Sarah Geikie explains the importance of bend in riding the venerable shoulder-in exercise.
Becky Langwost-Barlow explains the nuances of the spiral circle as compared to the half pass.