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How Can I Successfully School My Horse on My Own?

Dressage is a sport of subtleties and intricacies, so working alone most of the time can make progression difficult. However, if you ride smart, you can make the most of your time in the saddle. The dressage pyramid (also called the Training Scale or Training Pyramid) can seem formidable, but it is really the best tool to help you structure your training in the short and long term. As you work you



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Keep Your Horse Well-Hydrated At Home And On The Road

If you could snap your fingers and remove all the water from your horse’s body, there wouldn’t be a whole lot left. The average adult horse’s body contains approximately 70% water. In other words, there are roughly 700 pounds of water in the average 1,000 lb. horse.



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Don't Give Up on Your Dressage Dreams

When I started riding dressage seriously as a Young Rider, my dream was to go to the Olympics and represent my country. Twenty-seven years and three World Championships, a World Cup, a European Championship and an Olympic Games later, I wish I had known then how hard it would be to make that dream come true. My story is about perseverance. I want it to inspire everyone who has dreams and who hits



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The Secret to Healthy Horses? Keep It Simple!

We know they're out there. Horses who are enjoying life. Horses who are brimming with health--strong muscles, shiny coats, hard hooves, good digestion, normal metabolism, strong immune...



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