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The Clinic Photo Critiques

This picture shows Sarah Ryan schooling her 5-year-old Trakehner/ Thoroughbred-cross mare, Cleopatra, at First Level.

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December 2017

Reflections For A New Year

The value of quiet thinking time

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December 2017

From One Horse Parent To Another

A dressage mom recounts the blessings of her daughter’s equestrian education.

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November 2017

The Clinic Photo Critiques

Improve Use of Weight Aids to influence the Horse

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November 2017

A Daughter's Gratitude

DT’s managing editor shares her appreciation for the unwavering support of her family.

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November 2017

The Risks And Benefits Of Turnout For Dressage Horses

Proper turnout for dressage horses can be a difficult and often scary topic for discussion. Many dressage facilities don’t allow extensive turnout. Some top dressage horses get almost no turnout. The financial investment in these horses can make turning them out into a larger field terrifying for the owner, who fears the worst. Will the horse come back in one piece? Will he still have all his shoes?

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November 2017

Free Yourself From Feelings Of Guilt Over Barn Time

Learn why taking time away from your family to be at the barn can be a benefit for your children and loved ones, too.

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November 2017

Uncover The Mystery Of “On The Bit”

When ridden, horses can truly forget their instinctive behavior to fight or flee. One element that makes this possible is teaching the horse to accept the aids so he can be ridden on the bit.

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August 2017

Hail To The Mares

Great Britain’s Emma Blundell, of Mount St. John, reaps the rewards of a modern approach to sport-horse breeding.

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August 2017

Lipica:The Original Home Of The Lipizzaner

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of this historic beacon of classical dressage training.

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August 2017

Addressing Hives In The Performance Horse

Don’t let unsightly bumps or uncomfortable itching cause downtime.

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August 2017

Remembering A Legend

The Spanish horse world loses Miguel Ángel de Cárdenas.

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August 2017

A Noble Champion Emerges

One dedicated rider and her team bring an unlikely dressage hero into the spotlight.

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August 2017

Riding With God

Great Britain’s dressage superstar Carl Hester gives his first U.S. clinic in Southern California.

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July 2017

Urban Horsekeeping

A World-Class Dressage training facility thrives in New York City.

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July 2017

The Clinic Photo Critiques

Susanne von Dietze is a leader in equestrian biomechanics. A physiotherapist, licensed Trainer A instructor and judge for dressage and show jumping, she gives lectures and seminars throughout the world, including at the prestigious German Riding Academy in Warendorf. She is a native of Germany and now lives with her husband and three children in Israel, where she competes at the international level. She is the author of two books on the biomechanics of riding: Balance in Movement and Horse and Rider, Back to Back. Find her books at www.EquineNetworkStore.com.

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July 2017

Develop Your Feel And Find Harmony

Develop Your Feel And Find Harmony

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July 2017

Cellulitis In Your Dressage Partner

Identify symptoms and learn how you can prevent this potentially life-threatening disease.

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July 2017

A Different Kind Of Ride

 How a former stock-seat champion turned Adult Amateur dressage rider found success at the 2016 U.S. Dressage Finals.

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April 2017

Words Of Wisdom From The West Coast

71 tips we learned from experts at the California Dressage Society symposium.

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April 2017

Insights From Lilo Fore And Hans-Christian Matthiesen

Take a deeper look at lessons from the Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference and USEF Judges Forum.

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April 2017

The Swinging Back

One of Germany’s best riders explains the importance of a supple, submissive horse.

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March 2017

Modifying Muscle Patterns To Build A Better Athelete

Understand why and how you should activate a greater range of muscles in your horse's body.

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February 2017

Coming Home

Dressage championships return of Gladstone.

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February 2017

The Kindergarten Years

Part 1: Experts use the weanling-to-3-year-old stage to prepare the young dressage horse for success.

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January 2017

Rehabilitation Basics

Help your horse return to work and prevent future injuries with advice from leaders in the sport.

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January 2017

Managing Your Horse's Joints With Injections

Medical experts weigh in on this common practice.

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January 2017

why helmets matter

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december 2016

the clinic photo critiques

susanne von dietze is a leader in equestrian biomechanics. a physiotherapist, licensed trainer a instructor and judge for dressage and show jumping, she gives lectures and seminars throughout the world. a native of germany, she now lives in israel, where she competes at the international level. she is the author of two books: balance in movement and horse and rider, back to back. 

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december 2016

bringing the dream

an in-depth look at the logistics of importing a horse from europe to the united states

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december 2016