Monday, May 29, 2023

Tag: Balance

Creating Balance in the Warm Up

0 Ashley Holzer discusses balancing the horse in the warm up in this excerpt from the 2020 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference. The 2020 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers...

Sue Martin Dressage: The Use of Independent Aids

By Sally O’Dwyer Dressage trainer Sue Martin has been training riders for many years to help them develop an independent seat. Sue says that the...

2017 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference: Karen Pavicic

0 In this extended footage of the 2017 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference, Hans-Christian Matthiesen and Lilo Fore work with Karen Pavicic and Beaujolais. Hans-Christian identifies...

Improving Balance at First Level

0 This video is an excerpt from the 1993 USDF National Symposium featuring Michael Poulin and Lilo Fore. Watch as they give exercises that progress...

2016 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference East: Melissa Jackson

0 In this extended footage of the 2016 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference, Johann Hinnemann works with Melissa Jackson and Domani on improving the shoulder-in. Johann...

Balance in the Turns Using Shoulder Fore Positioning

0 Sometimes a horse will lose his balance in the turns when he has lost the bend going into the corner. Watch Stephen Clarke's suggestion...

Are You Bad for Your Horse’s Health?

How rider biomechanics affects the horse By Jennifer O. Bryant Reprinted from June 2017 issue of USDF Connection World-renowned researcher Dr. Hilary Clayton is known for her...
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USDF’s Original Membership Cards

Anne Zahradnik recently shared this photo of her original USDF Membership Card - for the 1977-1978 membership year!

USEF Licensed Dressage Judge Licenses Explained

The United States Equestrian Federation licenses dressage judges at three levels. Here we give a brief explanation of licenses, as well as requirements for judging specific classes.