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Diagrammed Dressage Exercises

Exercise for Training Level

Training level diagramed exercise with description of how  to perform, and link to view it within a video where it is used. *Previously pertained to listed movement below in previous years' test....

Exercise for Training Level

Training level diagramed exercise with description of how  to perform, and link to view it within a video where it is used. *Previously pertained to listed movement below in previous years' test....

Exercise for First Level

 First level diagramed exercise with description of how  to perform, and link to view it within a video where it is used. *Previously pertained to listed movement below in previous years' test....

Article Archive

Finding the Right Instructor for You- Justine Wilson

It was many years ago when I decided that I wanted to become a dressage rider. I knew very little about it, except that it was beautiful to watch. The riders and their mounts danced around the arena effortlessly. Thus began my search for someone to teach me how to do that too. My last instructor had been a hunter trainer, and worked at a large facility which had plenty of school horses. She yelled a lot, particularly at me….or at least it felt that way. I didn’t know it then, but...

Providing Your Horse with a Safe & Secure Environment!

SoftStall Ontario, Canada Care, safety and cost savings ­ these are cornerstones of the business John Aditajs founded in 2001. Three brands SoftStall, SoftWall and SoftStep ­ make up this Ontario and Alberta, Canada-based firms line. Environmentally friendly, over six million tires are recycled annually to create SoftStall products. SoftStall’s goal is to maximize the comfort of both horse and owner ­ whether in a stall, standing in an aisle or traversing...

ThinLine Saddle Pads and Saddle Fitting

Cordia Pearson Society of Master Saddlers Qualified Saddle Fitter www.saddlefitter.com ThinLine Pads are a gift to horses, riders and saddle fitters! When ThinLine asked me to test their product, I did so with no preconceived notions. For three weeks, I rode two of our Morgan stallions, both with correctly fitted saddles. One day with the ThinLine, the next without. Every time the ThinLine was on board, my boys’ gaits swung more, their backs were consistently u...