Toughest Training Challenge

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My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge: Curing a Tongue Problem

European dressage trainer Anja Beran, who has spent a lifetime studying classical equestrian ideals and applying them to training horses, tackles an often-stubborn problem with a surprising solution.

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Charlotte Bredahl-Baker: My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge

Teaching her horse to trust was the key to success for this U.S. Olympian.

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Brett Parbery: My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge

This trainer learned how to develop a big dressage horse to his full potential.

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Sylvia Loch: My Toughest Dressage Training Challenge

This rider made a Grand Prix schoolmaster out of an ex-bullfighting stallion.

Lisa Wilcox and Ernst Hoyos stand next to Hallie Ahrnsbrak riding Emmitt Sport, a Friesian gelding owned by John Bartlett. Ahrnsbrak says,

Lisa Wilcox's Toughest Dressage Training Challenge: The Flying Change

Olympian Lisa Wilcox had to get creative and find a new way to teach a Friesian dressage horse the flying change.