Alison King

Articles by Alison King - 48 results

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Training

Help with Halts with Debbie Dobson

Get help stopping your horse, from Debbie Dobson, a coach, trainer, and competitor with 30 years’ experience in the equine industry.

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Training

Creating a More Responsive Dressage Horse

Karen Pavicic believes that responsiveness should be insisted on during every schooling session, regardless of your discipline or level. She

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Training

Ride a More Accurate Dressage Test

Better accuracy means better marks, with Cara Whitham.

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Training

Recovering from Mistakes in the Dressage Ring

Cindy Matheson offers tips for rebounding from booboos and salvaging your test.

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Profiles

Life After Orion

Catching up with Pia Fortmüller

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Miscellaneous

Junior League

The lack of youngsters taking up dressage in Canada could mean the sport will suffer down the road. How do organizers make dressage more fun

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Training

Building Balance and Connection with Half-Steps

Two-time Olympian Jacquie Brooks walks riders through half-steps, an important building block in a horse's education for the piaffe and pass

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Profiles

Newfoundland to Normandy…and Beyond!

Para-dressage athlete Robyn Andrews sets her sights on Rio.

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Training

Straight Talk with Leslie Reid

Although the concept seems simple enough, straightness is something many riders struggle to achieve. Leslie Reid describes some simple later

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Miscellaneous

Choosing the Right Freestyle Music for Your Horse

Tips from professional dressage "choreographer" Karen Robinson to help you put together the right tempo and genre to suit your horse's gaits