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EQUITANA USA Announces Collaboration with USDF

EQUITANA USA officially announces collaboration with United States Dressage Federation

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Dressage Bit and Noseband Considerations

How selection, fit and use affect the subtle conversation between dressage rider and horse.

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How You Can Help Equestrian Sports Grow and Thrive

FEI gold medalist Ayden Uhlir shares her thoughts on seven ways we can all pitch in to promote equestrian sports.

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The Slow Death of Dressage: The Horse Show Entry

A longtime dressage competitor explains why she believes the multitude of required memberships and complicated show entries are a detriment to the sport.

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Grant Fund Honoring George Williams Established at The Dressage Foundation

The goal of the grant will be helping up-and-coming young equestrians.

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Chasing the North American Youth Championships Dream, Part 3

Young dressage rider Sophia Chavonelle gives readers a play-by-play of her exciting week at the 2018 North American Youth Championships.

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Choosing a Dressage Instructor

FEI dressage rider and instructor Judy Kelly gives advice on choosing the right instructor to get you started in dressage.

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Record Crowd at Dressage 4 Kids Weekend Equestrian Program

More than 200 attendees each day came to Waterbury, Connecticut, learn from a multitude of speakers about horse and rider topics.

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How to Choose the Right Dressage Instructor

Judy Kelly answers this reader question and shares some guidelines to help you find a suitable teacher.

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Tips for Dressage Show-Season Prep

Use this timeline and checklist to plan ahead for a less stressful year.

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Shopping for Quality Dressage Horses in the United States

Dressage experts discuss the pros and cons of horse shopping at home in the U.S.

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Understanding the New 2015 Dressage Tests

Janet Foy explains how the 2015 dressage tests have changed

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Isabell Werth's Dressage Training System Unveiled

Riders learn the nuances of German Olympian Isabell Werth's training system at the U.S. Dressage Federation National Dressage Symposium.