Tag: Collection


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZjGgGxy58o In this excerpt from the 1996 USDF National Symposium, Robert Dover rides and works on collection. This symposium featured Robert Dover, Michael Poulin, Hilda...

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

https://vimeo.com/251540133 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...

Nailing It! Riding with Success Through the Levels – Part...

Based on USDF’s On the Levels videos. Part 4: Second Level. By Beth Baumert Reprinted from the May/June 2020 issue of USDF Connection magazine. The Purpose of...

Refining the Aids for Collection

https://youtu.be/GdTmq6OwxQo Watch Lilo Fore work with Alex du Celliee Muller on continuing the energy in collection at the 2017 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference in Wellington,...

Collecting the Canter with Stephen Clarke

https://youtu.be/_c4-LLVT1yE Get tips on collecting the canter in this video excerpt from the 2016 Adequan/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference featuring FEI Judge General Stephen Clarke.

Riding Is One of the Most Difficult Forms of Artistic Sport

By Walter Zettl Translated by Lynne Sprinsky Echols The German-born dressage master Walter Zettl wrote this essay shortly before his death in June 2018. The USDF thanks Herr Zettl’s widow,...

How Much Collection Is Needed for Second Level?

Second Level, an important step up, calls for collection for the first time. We explain the requirements of the level. By Marilyn Heath Reprinted from the...

Judging Self-Carriage

Assessing this important component requires an educated eye and feel for correct basics By Jayne Ayers Reprinted from the March 2017 USDF Connection magazine Have you ever...
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The First US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®

Take a look through the first ever US Dressage Finals program!

USDF Recognizes Accomplishments for Riders of All Ages

USDF recognizes achievement for riders age 50 & over through the Adequan®/USDF Vintage Cup program, & riders age 60 & over through the Master's Challenge Award!