Young Rider

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How Can We Attract More Riders to Dressage?

USDF gold medalist Beth Glosten suggests enticing newbies by sharing with them the benefits of dressage

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Sönke Rothenberger: Top Tips for Young Rider Success

Germany’s rising star shares his advice for aspiring young riders.

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Training The Overachieving Dressage Horse

You need a variety of strategies to train this type of horse.

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Kimberly Van Kampen: Raising the Bar for U.S. Dressage

Kimberly Van Kampen is inspiring, supporting and pushing the next generation to strive for excellence.

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Improve Use of Weight Aids to Influence the Horse

Biomechanics expert Susanne von Dietze critiques Sabine Anne Irbe and her 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood at the Young Rider level.

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Life in the Arena and Beyond with Charlotte Bredahl-Baker

This accomplished rider finds purpose in sharing her knowledge with a younger generation in and out of the tack.

Credit: Betsy LaBelle The Youth Dressage Festival focuses on rewarding those who have a well-rounded equine education with a three-phase competition that includes a written riding-theory and stable-management test, a group equitation class and a dressage test.

Lendon Gray's 9 Tips to Develop Young Dressage Riders

Lendon Gray explains her methods for helping kids reach their full potential as riders and as horsemen.