Tag: Transitions

Walk/Trot Transitions for the Three Year Old

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGaMsiRuDmg Excerpt from the 2014 Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum. Ingo Pape gives advice for the walk and walk/trot transitions.

Transition Work With the Young Horse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itcmxqpzc4A Watch Scott Hassler work to improve transitions in the young horse at the 2004 USDF National Symposium. This excerpt is from The Development of the...

Improving Engagement through Transitions with Scott Hassler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQVd9R0Za_o Watch Scott Hassler work on improving a horse's engagement through walk-trot-walk transitions. This excerpt is part of The American Training Program Volume II: Developing...

Riding Transitions with Christoph Hess

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9F5DclA93M Christoph Hess explains how to ride a downward transition correctly. This video was filmed at the Austin Dressage Unlimited Continuing Education in Dressage Judging...

2017 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference: Trixi Marienau

https://vimeo.com/250805336 In this extended footage of the 2017 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference, Hans-Christian Matthiesen and Lilo Fore work with Trixi Marienau and Stefano 8. Lilo...

Softening Transitions with Ashley Holzer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St0WtiebY78 Watch as Ashley Holzer works with this rider to soften walk to trot transitions in this excerpt from the 2020 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference. The...

Shoulder-In: Using Transitions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLV_1Gq_hjs Kyra Kyrklund explains how, and why, to use transitions in the shoulder-in at the 1998 USDF National Dressage Symposium. To see more videos featuring Kyra's...

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...

Forward and Back in the Lateral Movements

https://youtu.be/9Ad_JpR2eEI Stephen Clarke describes the benefits of utilizing transitions within the gait in the lateral movements at the 2016 Adequan®/USDF FEI-Level Trainers Conference West. The...

Trot to Canter Transitions

https://youtu.be/bp5aPvTSDLY Jeremy Steinberg explain how he uses canter-trot transitions in warm-up to improve the horse's uphill balance. For more on trot to canter transitions and...
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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!