Brittany Murphy riding four-year-old Flirt, said her jaw hit the ground when she learned she had been selected to ride in the NEDA Carl Hester Fall Symposium. “I told my boyfriend, it’s like you meeting Bruce Springsteen and hanging out with him. It’s that big a deal!” Read More
DressageTrainingOnline.com (DTO) has been an icon in the Dressage community over the last twelve years providing over 1600 exclusive training videos and resources created by and with DTO, from many of the worlds most respected trainers and judges. Read More
DressageTrainingOnline.com has been an icon in the Dressage community over the last twelve years providing over 1600 exclusive training videos and resources created by and with DTO, from many of the worlds most respected trainers and judges of the sport. Read More
Before the Intermediate I class got underway on the third day of The U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions, selected riders and spectators were given an educational “Olympian Experience” presented by Dressage Today with Robert Dover and Laura Graves. Read More
In this brief video clip, you will see how the trot is shown at the designated letters, from lengthen, to working and collected. Read More
When the word engagement was kept in the impulsion box of the collective marks for the USEF tests at Training and First Level, it wasn’t because those levels required the horse to be “weight-bearing.” Rather, it was a way for a judge to comment on a horse with a very natural uphill balance at... Read More
“We can breed the best horses, but in the end they can only perform as presented by the rider” - Dr. Werner Schade, Head of the Hannoveraner Verband Read More
After a weekend of training judge candidates and watching repeated mistakes in ring figures, it seemed appropriate to discuss the importance of correct figures which effect the balance of the horse and hence, the score. Knowing the dimensions of the arena and placement of the letters should be... Read More
According to Beth Haist, CEO of The Horse of Course, there are a few key things you need to know about bits: they need to be the correct weight and size, and they need to be made of copper. And one more thing – you’ve probably been fitting them wrong all along. Haist knows this because she’s been... Read More
Exclusive video release of Olympic Gold Medallist Laura Tomlinson demonstrating the art of dressage. In this short film, which has been produced by Land Rover, Laura performs a mini-masterclass with her exciting young stallion, Capri Sonne Jr - the same horse who she will be performing with at... Read More

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