The May 2012 Talk page reported that the Pinto Horse Association has added Western Dressage to it's world show lineup for 2012. To see a basic test of this fast-growing sport, check out the video below!
To test the versatility of horse and driver, combined driving -- held at Training, Preliminary, Intermediate, and Advanced level, for Singles, Pairs, and Four-in-Hand divisions -- blends three competitions. Written by Sandra Cooke for Practical Horseman.
In spite of a moment when Calecto V decided to canter when he should have been preparing to halt, Tina Konyot beat the competition to earn top honors in the WEG Dressage Test Event Grand Prix at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Think dressage is unrelated to the Western riding you do? In this slideshow, Al Dunning shows you a dressage-based exercise, the leg-yield that puts your horse in the perfect position for a smooth, collected lope on the correct lead.