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Relax The Back with Stretching Circles

Anne Gage shares tips for encouraging horses to stretch their necks and backs under saddle. ...

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Going it Alone

12 Tips for Showing Without a Coach...

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Correcting Contact Mistakes through Suppling Exercises

Sitting right in the middle of the Dressage Training Scale, 'contact' is often the most misunderstood step on the scale. ...

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How to Get Your Horse to Slow Down Going Up Hills

Why horses rush up hills and how to break the habit....

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Turns on the Forehand with Shannon Dueck

Although it is no longer a movement in lower-level dressage tests, the turn on the forehand is a wonderful exercise for training the horse and educating the rider. ...

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Tips for Bridling a Head Shy Horse

Trainer Anne Gage helps make bridling easier. ...

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The FUNdamentals with Brittany Fraser

Brittany Fraser shares tips for making dressage appealing to young riders....

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Mind for the Job: Understanding Equine Personality

Equine scientists have measured equine personality, and if we could select the ideal modern sport horse trait we would choose ‘brave.’ Unfortunately, since horses were not designed to be brave, we need to nurture their ‘inner lion.’...

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The Hows and Whys of a Winning Position

Lindsay Grice offers tips on how to improve your position in the saddle, from head to toe....

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Jump into Dressage

Whether at a show or just to break up the monotony of a long winter indoors, this mix of dressage and jumping can be a refreshing and challenging addition to your training program....

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