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dressage

the dressing of a riding horse as distinct from the training of a racing horse. The term has come to include formal training and competition in a standard arena and with standard furniture for jumps and a standard layout for the course to be followed. The formal training comprises a complex series of exercises in deportment for the horse and rider. They require great precision in execution so that the quintessence of the training is the lightness of the commands and controls and the degree to which the horse and rider are collected in their movements.
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The two organisations, formerly FEI Associate Members, will work closely with the FEI to further develop jumping events, which have grown by 20 per cent since 2010, and dressage, which have grown 28 per cent in the same period.
e club will also be hoping for more success as Sarah omas and Nikki Speak have quali-ed for the Verdo Horse Bedding Pairs Dressage to Music Championships to be held at Bury Farm, near Slapton in Buckinghamshire to be staged over the weekend of October 45.
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