Tag: Rhythm

The Importance of Rhythm

Betsy Steiner explains the importance of rhythm in developing the gaits. Filmed at the 1994 National Dressage Symposium. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x17xvL7uLts

The Importance of Rhythm and Impulsion with Christoph Hess

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJjLvOmXl-w Christoph Hess uses a four year old horse to emphasize the importance of good rhythm and impulsion in the basic gaits. This is an excerpt...

Rhythm, Cadence, and Suppleness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBh1iW32OhY&feature=emb_title In this excerpt from the 1993 USDF National Symposium featuring Lilo Fore and Michael Poulin, they work with Juan Ledgard on the rhythm, cadence,...

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,...
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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!