Thursday, June 8, 2023

Tag: Conrad Schumacher

Why is Dressage so hard?

And, where is the easy button? By Sally O’Dwyer “Dressage is incredibly hard, and in the beginning, it’s difficult to really understand what it is you’re...

Developing the Relationship of the Aids

0 In this clip from the 1999 USDF National Symposium, featured clinician, Conrad Schumacher, helps the rider develop the relationship of the aids with the...

Reward as the Key Element to Training

0 Conrad Schumacher explains the role of reward when training horses. Filmed at the 1999 USDF National Symposium. To watch more of the Symposium...

Inside and Outside Reins

0 Conrad Schumacher explains how he starts to teach riders about the connection between inside leg outside aids. Filmed at the 1999 USDF National Symposium....

Take Your Time: Young Horse Advice from Conrad Schumacher

0 Conrad Schumacher reminds trainers that young horses are like children - we must bring them along slowly and not rush them. A young horse...
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Ravel: A Dressage Titan

In honor of Ravel's 25th birthday this week, we look back on his and Steffen Peter's accomplishments - culminating in his 2010 Adequan®/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year award.

Not Just for Breeders!

You don’t have to be a breeder to compete with your horse in the USDF Breeders Championship Series! Anyone with a young horse, or a mature mare or stallion, should consider the benefits of competing with their horse in-hand.