Category Archives: This Week in Dressage

This Week in Dressage: Reviewing Basics

Considering our continued success at Prelim, and the fact that he’s cruising through all of the Prelim work, we’ve started to play tentatively with movements from Novice. But. The idea of moving up stresses me out a lot more on … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Dressage, Thunder | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Dressage: Halts Revisited, Working Canter

After last week spent packing a beginner around at pony camp and the training show, it was time to put Thunder back to work. He was so good with his beginner – bombproof really, although he did trot up to … Continue reading

Posted in This Week in Dressage, Thunder | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Week in Dressage: Walk to Canter

Trot-canter and walk-canter transitions have long been weak points for us. Mostly because I never developed the canter quality early on, and never prepared or rode the transitions in balance and self-carriage right at the start. I learned to see … Continue reading

Posted in Arwen, This Week in Dressage | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment