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10 Top Dressage Competition Tips

Dressage tests can be nerve racking and every little bit helps where competition nerves are concerned. A simple check list of dressage competition tips that you can work through before each competition is a must have

Dressage Tips - training and schooling for points

6 Simple Dressage Tips to Avoid Losing Basic Dressage Points

If you can ride down the centre line, halt at X, proceed to C, turn left or right, ride the corner and receive 10 marks for the movement, then your horse is ready for Grand Prix dressage and you certainly don’t need our advice. Losing marks on basic dressage movements is silly when you can use our dressage tips to make sure you don’t

Getting a Good Square Halt in Dressage Tests

Executing a good square halt is another easy dressage test mark in the bag. The Dressage Judge will be looking for a square halt that shows the horse standing quietly, not tossing their head or mouthing the bit

Winning Dressage Test Tips

Dressage Test Tips & How to do well in Dressage Tests

Use our winning dressage test tips to ensure you do well in your dressage competition and give yourself the best chance of success. To win you must be positive and believe you can. This means being focused before during and after your dressage test

Training The Dressage Horse

Getting Started in Dressage & Training Your Dressage Horse

Training the dressage horse requires dedication more than fancy tack or riding equipment. A decent 20×40 metre riding arena is probably the only truly essential thing you need besides yourself and your horse. Dressage associations will provide booklets about what they do and provide a few tips on starting dressage and training the dressage horse

What Makes Top Quality Dressage Horses & Can You Spot One?

Is a top class Dressage Horse a Classical Dressage Horse or are they something else altogether? The answer to that question lies in the study of today’s top dressage horses, their breeding and the way they were trained. Maybe all horses can be top class dressage horses given the right training, or maybe it all starts with the sire and the dam

Weltmeyer Top Dressage Stallion 1998

Weltmeyer has fantastic basic gaits and it is something very special to ride such an eye catching horse. So says Hans-Peter Klaus, the rider who spent more time with Weltmeyer than any other rider

Competitive Dressage Riding - Prelim 4

British Dressage – Prelim 4 Dressage Test 2002

British Dressage Tests are subject to change without notice – please ensure you confirm details of Prelim 4, with the event organiser before entering a dressage competion. The basic Prelim 4 Dressage Test (2002) is listed here as an aide memoir only

Olympic Dressage Rider Steffen Peters ...

Dressage Rider Steffen Peters won bronze in the 1996 Olympics & silver at Aachen 2003. He took lead position in the 2008 US Olympic Dressage team. Success riding Udon, Floriano & Ravel ensured Steffen became one of the top dressage riders.

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Dressage Secrets – Tips & Advice for the Dressage Rider

Dressage secrets to help make your horse supple, to move in rhythm and amplify his gaits to increase suspension. Tips and advice to ensure you present a fresh, willing, calm but focused horse to the dressage judge. A horse that can win is a horse that has been warmed up properly and is loose and relaxed

Mastering the Free Walk on a Long Rein

Dressage riding and training the dressage horse by mastering the Free Walk on a Long Rein to ensure you never give away easy dressage test points. Always cover all dressage movements but focus on perfecting the basic movements before moving on to the more complex stuff

Olympic Dressage Horse Ravel Ridden by Steffen Peters

Ravel and Steffen Peters scored 79.50 and took 1st place in the Grand Prix Freestyle at the 2008 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions held at the Oaks Blenheim in San Juan Capistrano, California on Sunday June 28th 2008

Dressage Horse Nip Tuck ridden by Carl Hester

Affectionately known as Barney the 17.1hh dressage horse Nip Tuck is a long tall gelding with lots of scope. Success at the 2014 World Equestrian Games has proven Carl Hester’s faith in this top dressage horse

Carl Hester's Dressage Riding Achievements are impressive

He first made it into the British Dressage team at the age of 22 and now dressage Rider Carl Hester has won 40 national titles and has been British Grand Prix Champion five times. Carl got his first lucky break when he went to ride for the German Bechtolsheimer family

Dressage Horse Whisper ridden by Monica Theodorescu

Dressage Horse Whisper is a Chestnut Baden Wurttemberger bred gelding ridden by Monica Theodorescu, owned by Ann Kathrin Linsenhoff and trained by Georg Theodorescu. In November 2007 he was honoured as the most talented upcoming Grand Prix Dressage horse