Friday, June 9, 2023

Tag: USDF Certified Instructor

Horse Back Pain and Alleviating Stretches

Jennifer Truett I created this educational video to share with riders some ways of diagnosing their horse's back comfort, and then I offer some stretches...

Exercise of the Day #2 – The Snowman Exercise

By Eliza Sydnor Today’s exercise is something I call “The Snowman.” Starting in trot on a 20m circle to the left at E & B,...

Exercise of the Day #1 – Shoulder-In Exercise

By Eliza Sydnor This is one of my favorite exercises from Walter Zettl. In German, it’s called shoulder-in “entwickeln.” This translates to developing, but it...

Meet the Instructor – Kelsey Dunlap, Indian Trail, NC

Meet Kelsey Dunlap! She is a USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold medalist and a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level. How I got started in Dressage: I...

5 Ways to Find a Dressage Instructor

By Chelsey Burris The right instructor can help you take your dressage to the next level. But how do you go about finding one, especially...

Meet the Instructor – Stephanie Staner, Potosi, WI

Meet Stephanie Staner! She is a USDF Certified Instructor at Training – First Level with a focus on starting young horses. She considers herself lucky to...

RMDS Adult Amateur Clinic with Bill McMullin

This article won the 2018 GMO Newsletter Award in first-person experience for GMOs with 500 or more members. It first appeared in the...

Can You Succeed in Dressage Without a Warmblood?

Meet two “nontraditional breed” horses that have trotted off with many accolades By Patti Schofler Adiah HP and Byzy After Hours didn’t get...
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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.