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The Why, When and How of Transitions + What Causes a Hoof Abscess?

Volker Brommann talks about his favorite training tool—transtitions. Plus, Lisa Borzynski, DVM, explains what causes a hoof abscess.

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Techniques to Improve Contact

Three exercises with Col. Christian Carde.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Avoid Losing Engagement

Try this tip from Volker Brommann.

Instruction

Dressage Schooling Notebook: Transitions with Cindy Ishoy

Strengthen and supple your horse with a series of upward and downward transitions.

Instruction

How to Ride the Half Halt with Jan Ebeling

The half halt is a combination of forward aids and restricting aids that will put your horse in balance and on the bit.

Theory

Dressage Solutions: Create Soft Downward Transitions

Try this tip from Kathy Connelly.

Instruction

Use Transitions to Develop Your Dressage Horse’s Throughness: A Four-Step Exercise

Ride through these four steps from Beth Baumert to improve your horse's throughness.

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3 Exercises to Improve Transitions Into and Out of Canter Lengthenings

Joy Congdon explains how to maintain control over a horse who likes to run in canter lengthenings.

Theory

Why Good Basics Are So Important in Dressage

Gabriel Armando draws on his personal experience to explain why all dressage riders need a solid foundation of basic skills.

Longines FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

24 Dressage Training Tips from Kyra Kyrklund

Five-time Olympian Kyra Kyrklund shares her dressage training secrets at a Kentucky symposium.

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