On Meaning and Aims of Dressage
By Uwe Spenlen
Dressage education of riding-horses is essential for all occasions and events in the saddle. Therefore it does not only serve as preparation for all participation in dressage events but provides in general the horse with qualification and the basis for all equestrian purposes and use.
The German and meanwhile International Training System is mainly based on French Riding Master Gueriniere's instructions.
He lived more than 20...
The Endo-Tapping Method, by Dr. Cindy Reynolds PhD and JP Giacomini
The Endo-Tapping™ method of JP Giacomini ~
By Dr Cindy Reynolds Ph.D
Senior Researcher (Biochemistry), Howard Hughes Institute of Medicine,
University of Washington, Dressage Rider & Certified Body Worker (Massage etc.)
"Research is to see what everybody else has seen and to think what nobody else has thought." Albert Szent-Gyorgi.
The difficulty in writing about this method is that there is so much to say about it and so many ways in which it is inte...
What it takes to Train with a National Dressage Team, by Catherine Haddad Staller
TRAINING WITH THE TEAM
The Thirteenth Year in Germany, By Catherine Haddad, November 24, 2006
In a nutshell, to train and succeed at an international level with your sights on becoming a team member, you need the right horse, the best trainer and unwavering financial backing to succeed. The politics are sometimes difficult to overcome, but good riding does persevere in the end. The learning curve is steep; so enjoy the climb!
1. The Horse
Catherine Haddad and Maximus JS...