Dressage Solutions: Use Your Whip with Accuracy and Finesse

Try this tip from Beth Baumert.

To develop the ability to use your whip with accuracy and finesse…

Imagine it as a paintbrush. Learn to use it at the exact place you wish and with any quality from the lightness of a whisper to the sharpness of a tap. —Beth Baumert

Beth Baumert operates Cloverlea Dressage LLC, where she trains horses and riders from Training Level through Grand Prix in Columbia, Connecticut, and Wellington, Florida. She is a USDF Certified Instructor and an “L” Education Program graduate with distinction of the USDF judging program. Baumert is the author of When Two Spines Align: Dressage Dynamics, the technical editor for Dressage Today and president/CEO of The Dressage Foundation.