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Dressage Trainer Jane Savoie’s DVD on Handling The Horse That Shys

“How to Handle Shying” DVD Hosted by Jane Savoie This DVD on *How To Handle Shying* helps you: Learn Why Horses Shy Understand The Dominant Eye Avoid Several Common Rider Mistakes Learn Simple Exercises to Help You Relax Both On … Continue reading

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Dressage Movements-First Level Dressage Tests Counter Canter

Check out this horse doing one of the dressage movements required in First Level Tests–a balanced and straight counter canter. You can see the straightness because his shoulders lie softly between the two reins (not leaning to the left), and … Continue reading

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Does Your Dressage Horse Bend in the Lateral Movement Shoulder-in?

I just posted a new video on my Youtube channel,  which explains how you can tell if your dressage horse is bending in the lateral movement shoulder-in. It’s at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPmTqSBM8k0 So many people draw their inside leg back in this movement, … Continue reading

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What Does the Dressage Terminology Behind the Bit and Behind the Vertical Mean?

A lot of dressage riders are confused by the dressage terminology behind the bit and behind the vertical. When a horse is behind the bit, he’s not connected. That’s never acceptable. It means he’s dropped the contact with your hands, … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between the Dressage Terms Shoulder-in, Shoulder-fore, and First Position

Lots of people are confused by the difference between the dressage terms shoulder-in, shoulder-fore, and first position. They all have a place as far as straightening your dressage horse. That’s because we always straighten the horse by bringing the forehand … Continue reading

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When is My Dressage Horse Ready to Move Up to Second or Third Level?

How will you know when your dressage horse is ready to move up to Second Level or Third Level. Let’s look at some of the required dressage movements as well as the required changes in balance. Let’s say your horse … Continue reading

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