Trust

Credit: Shira Yeger Susanne von Dietze teaches her pupil, Shiori Shimoide, on the 12-year-old Dutch mare Kilda.

The Power of Positive Teaching in Dressage

A learning approach that focuses on trust, challenge and the necessity of mistakes yields satisfying results for dressage student and instructor.

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How Do I Deal with a Spooky Horse?

Cindi Wylie answers this reader question, explaining that given time, patience and proper training, you can “de-spook” your horse to some degree.

Credit: Monica Adams Charles de Kunffy teaches Janet Manley and a group of auditors at a Texas clinic.

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.