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Finding the Ideal Free Walk

Understand what constitutes a correct free walk and learn how you can help your horse produce a better free walk.

Jane Karol places her forefinger on Judy Wright's lower back to demonstrate where Wright needs to push to find the correct movement of her pelvis for sitting trot.

Finding Harmony in the Sitting Trot with Jane Karol

How to join your body with your horse’s so that you can feel balance, harmony and connection

Joanna Allmeling and Avril, owned by Karen Klemt, compete at Hohnstorf in Lauenburg Elbe, Germany.

Warm-Up Strategies for Show-Ring Success

Rider and Trainer Endel Ots shares his tips for preparing to ride a dressage test.

Credit: SusanJStickle.com Rachel Chowanec (shown) and Courtney King-Dye are two long-time students of Lendon Gray who exemplify following the horse’s movement extremely well.

The Rider's Role in Self-Carriage

Lendon Gray explains how the use of passive aids can improve a horse's self-carriage.

Credit: Beth Baumert Annie Morris rides her own 8-year-old PRE gelding, Icaro.

Develop Your Horse's Sense of Readiness with Volker Brommann

FEI rider and trainer offers his thoughts on how to effectively ride a dressage horse