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RIP: Bruce Grant

All at British Dressage are very saddened to learn of the passing of dressage supporter and organiser Bruce Grant on Boxing Day...

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British Dressage

BD at Home: Understanding arthritis

Arthritis can be a career affecting condition in not only horses, but humans as well...

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British Dressage

In memoriam: Barry Marshall

It is with great sadness that British Dressage has learned of the passing of former international rider, List 1 and FEI judge Barry Marshall. Barry died on Thursday 14 January 2021, at the age of 69, ..

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British Dressage

Quest Regional Finals 2020

Our fantastic Quest community had a tough year like all of British Dressage in 2020. We salvaged a season end celebration by ensuring the eight regional finals could take place so we could at least cr..

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British Dressage

COVID update: 05 January 2020

The UK and Scottish governments issued ‘stay at home orders yesterday, putting both countries into national lockdown, in line with tightened restrictions already in place for Wales. This means that a..

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British Dressage

The benefits of working out at home!

This blog highlights some of the key benefits of working out at home in light of the current lockdown. We discuss the effects on both physical and mental health, the idea of flexibility, and experienc..

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British Dressage

BD Abroad: Wellington CDI results

Results of the rider who represented Great Britain last week at the Adequan® Global Dressage Festival 1 at Wellington in Florida, USA 13 – 17 January 2021...

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Edited Press Release, PS Dressage

Hannah Irons Awarded USET Foundations Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy

Gladstone, NJ. – Jan. 19, 2021 – Each year, the USET awards the Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy to a JuniorYoung Rider in an Olympic discipline who exemplifies the Teams ideals of sportsmanship and ho..

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How To Dressage

How to Have Patience With Your Dressage Training

Classical rider Alois Podhajsky is regarded by many as the founding father of modern dressage. Podhajsky understood that the horse must be allowed to develop balance, strength, and understanding if he..

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British Dressage

Strength and Conditioning: 3 simple exercises

Here you'll learn how to define strength and conditioning training, and how to practice three simple exercises at home, to help with core stability, balance, improving joint movement, strengthenin..

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British Dressage

BD COVID update: more areas of England enter Tier 4 from midnight tonight

The government has announced a number of areas in England that will enter Tier 4 as of midnight tonight, bringing 78% of the population under the level...

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British Dressage

Winter Regionals and Petplan Equine Area Festivals: COVID update 18 January 2021

With the ongoing lockdown restrictions across all home nations likely to continue for a number of weeks, British Dressage is currently in the process of formulating contingency plans for competitions ..

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Polly Bryan, Horse & Hound

DSP Rose Of Bavaria - meet Laura Tomlinsons ‘future podium and workaholic grand prix ride *H&H Plus

Laura Tomlinsons stunning mare turned plenty of heads at the 2020 National Grand Prix Championships. Polly Bryan hears more about herNeed to know DSP Rose Of Bavaria Age: 11 Breeding: Bordeaux x Flor..

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Bakersfield Dressage

Speedy Made Another Friend

Speedy and I have been partners for thirteen years. Together, he and I have done more than I ever planned for him. When I bought him in December of 2007, I was simply looking for a backup endurance ho..

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A Enter Spooking

Torturing Myself With the Equicube

December was a weird month, I ended up making as much in my business as I made in July, which is really atypical. Normally people take riding time off for the holidays, don't ride due to rain, or ..

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Bakersfield Dressage

Let's Talk Bonnets

I have never been a fan of ear bonnetear hoodsear veil. I just didn't see the point. As an endurance rider, my practical side screamed about the excess heat buildup a fly bonnet would cause. Fur..

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Edited Press Release, PS Dressage

LaGoy-Weltz and Rassings Lonoir Conclude Week One of the 2021 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival with Personal Best

Wellington, Fla. – January 17, 2021 – Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and Rassings Lonoir danced to yet another victory on Sunday, January 17, concluding week one of the 2021 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival wit..

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Stephanie Bateman, Horse & Hound

#SundaySchool: how to ride counter-canter

Take a look at this simple exercise, as explained by dressage rider Amy Stovold, to help you understand how to ride counter canter..

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Annan Hepner, PS Dressage

Pushing For Excellence: Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir Claim First CDI-W Grand Prix Win of 2021 Season



Wellington, Fla. – Jan. 15, 2021 – Though its been over 11 months since their last CDI competition, American Olivia LaGoy-Weltz and her longtime partner Rassings Lonoir returned to the Adequan Glo..

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