Classical Dressage Training Basics

“As a conclusion of these general observations about the course of dressage training I want to add the serious admonition; not to hurry any of the exercises and to let them all follow one another in such a way that the preceding exercise always constitutes a secure basis for the next one. Violations of this […]

Classical Dressage – A New Look at Old Principles 

What exactly is Classical Dressage? Classical dressage is the development of a mutually respectful, harmonious relationship between horse and rider. It is understanding. The horse understands his rider’s aids and the rider understands his horse’s mind and ability. In classical dressage, the rider strives to fully understand the physical and psychological state of his mount. […]