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The Secret Behind a Springy Trot: Lead and Keep Your Horse’s Rhythm

Susanne von Dietze explains how getting the horse to perform bigger, longer steps while maintaining the rhythm remains one of the biggest challenges in dressage.

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What’s New in the World of Dressage Today

See what you've been missing in Dressage Today's latest educational media for dressage riders of all levels!

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VIDEO with Susanne von Dietze and JJ Tate: Collected Work

Susanne teaches JJ Tate on Kynynmont Gunsmoke's Gideon, a 3/4 Connemara who has competed through Grand Prix.

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VIDEO with Susanne von Dietze: The Dressage Rider’s Seat, Demo Ride

Watch Susanne von Dietze's explanation of rider biomechanics in action.

Instruction

VIDEO: Unmounted Exercises for the Dressage Rider’s Seat

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VIDEO: Unmounted Exercises for the Dressage Rider’s Seat

Susanne von Dietze takes us through an unmounted session where she describes the use of the rider’s seat and leads auditors (and you!) through exercises.

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VIDEO: Susanne von Dietze on The Dressage Rider’s Seat

How the rider’s seat, balance and position affect the horse

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Rider Biomechanics: Discover a Deeper and More Effective Dressage Seat

Susanne von Dietze critiques Amber Hall and her young Oldenburg gelding at First Level.

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Rider Biomechanics: Engage Your Core to Find a Deeper Seat

Susanne von Dietze critiques this First-Level combination.

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Find a More Supple Leg and Hip Position While Riding

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques a new horse-and-rider pair.

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