Visualization

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7 Ways to Stay Inspired When You Can't Ride

DT blogger and dressage professional Jenna Arnold shares a few ideas to help you stay sharp even when you're not in the saddle.

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VIDEO: Robert Dover on the Power of Visualization

In this video, former Technical Advisor for the U.S. Dressage Team Robert Dover explains the four major qualities a rider needs to own and the importance of visualization.

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Ten Tips to Improve Your Score on Your Next Dressage Test

Cesar Torrente gives you easy fixes to increase your scores and improve your ride at every level

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Find Your Focus in the Dressage Show Ring

USDF gold medalist Kim Herslow explains how mental preparation can help you ride a better dressage test.

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Become a Thinking Rider

Mental imagery doesn't require massive amounts of time and it can be used anywhere.

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How to Reduce Your Stress Level in the Warm-Up Arena

Managing your stress involves how you prepare and how you recover.

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Pro Tips to Help You Memorize Your Dressage Test

Try these tips to memorize your dressage test and ride it with accuracy while staying calm and cool on show day.