Dressage

Circular Logic

Anyone who rides for any length of time quickly realizes the value of circles. This simple tool develops symmetry in the horse’s spinal stabilizing muscles, creates flexibility through his trunk, and helps him become more balanced, not to mention...
Photo courtesy Cowboy Dressage World So you hear all these people talking about how much they like Cowboy Dressage. You see all the information is free on the website cowboydressage.com and you want to give it a try. But what...
McLain Ward and HH Azur. Photo: Lili Weik It took 17 attempts, but McLain Ward of the U.S. finally has his World Cup. The lifelong show jumper has plenty of impressive accomplishments on his resume, including two Olympic team gold...
Even in years with no Summer Olympics or World Equestrian Games, the top international riders and horses have a highly prestigious goal to work toward. The FEI World Cup Finals bring together the best equestrians from around the globe...
What can we say about Valegro that hasn’t already been said? You already know about the record setting scores and armloads of medals he and his rider, Charlotte Dujardin, earned over their career together. You know that he and Dujardin led Great Britain...
DYNA DOES DRESSAGE - Official Teaser Trailer from Amy J. Enser on Vimeo. From an outsider’s perspective, the sport of dressage can seem exclusive and elite. If you only ever saw it during Olympic years, you’d have little reason to think otherwise as...
Divine Comedy and Jessica Keating, USDF First Level Freestyle Open The United States Dressage Finals kicked off today, November 10, at the Kentucky Horse Park. The show brings in regional qualifiers from around the country from training level to grand...
For most us dressage riders, a trail ride feels like a break from serious training. In many ways it is a break from our usual routines, but in terms of training focus its success relies on the same level...
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named four athlete-and-horse combinations to the U.S. Paralympic Equestrian Team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Para-dressage competition at the Paralympic Games will take place September 11-16, 2016, at the Deodoro Olympic...
U.S. Dressage Team on the bronze medal podium, left to right: Allison Brock, Laura Graves, Kasey Perry-Glass and Steffen Peters. Photo by Allen MacMillan/MacMillan Photography Hello again from South America and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. We are told...
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