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An Educational Weekend in Florida

This past weekend saw two events take place the Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference, held January 20-21 at High Meadow Farm in Loxahatchee,...

Inside, Outside

In dressage, your horse has an inside and an outside when you ride him—but these terms have a different meaning from what...

LandSafe – Learning to Fall

By Ellie Johnson I just finished a 2 day clinic, and I am pretty sure I fell off my mount,...

Trot-Halt-Trot Exercises

https://youtu.be/soThUg8kBtk Learn more about proper transitions. An excerpt from the 2016 Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference featuring FEI...

Thoughts on Canter Pirouette with Jeremy Steinberg

https://youtu.be/suQdkgEvrbE Jeremy Steinberg coaches a young rider and shares his thought on the canter pirouette. Filmed at...

5 Facts about the USDF Connection magazine

USDF Connection’s inaugural issue was published in May 1999. The May/June 2019 issue celebrated 20 years of publication.

Stride

Photo by John Borys Photography USDF strongly recommends all riders wear protective headgear when mounted.

Fit to Ride – Balance & Your Core

By Julie Luther Webster’s Dictionary defines balance as- an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright...

Word of the Week – Evasion

EVASION - Avoidance of the difficulty, correctness, or purpose of the movement, or of the influence of the rider, often without...