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Instruction

From Dinky Trot to Fancy Trot with Mica Mabragaña

This exercise can be used for horses of all ages and levels to strengthen the topline, create throughness and to test the honesty of aids.

Instruction

Are There Different Versions of Turn on the Forehand?

Kamila Dupont answers this reader question, explaining variations of this beneficial exercise.

Instruction

Tips to Maintain Your Dressage Horse’s Suppleness on Straight Lines

Instruction

Tips to Maintain Your Dressage Horse’s Suppleness on Straight Lines

Kirsi Nevalainen-LaCorte shares four ideas to help your horse stay soft on circles and straight lines.

Theory

Charles de Kunffy’s Lessons for Dressage Instructors: The Nature of the Horse

Teach your dressage students how to gain the horse’s trust and cooperation.

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

Theory

The Role of Suppleness in the Dressage Training Scale

Doreen Horsey explains the importance of putting the training scale into practice.

Theory

The Role of Suppleness in the Dressage Training Scale

Instruction

The Spiraling Circle as a Suppling Exercise for Your Dressage Horse

Becky Langwost-Barlow explains the nuances of the spiral circle as compared to the half pass.

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