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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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We're very excited to partner with Ovation[R] and PDS[R] Saddles on the "Outfit My Ride" contest," says Dressage Today editor Jennifer Mellace.
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Cesar Parra is proud of the considerable success his team and his students achieved at the Palm Beach Derby, and look forward to continuing that success in the next dressage competition.
Michele George believes that the strong competition within the sport, and particularly her grade IV, can only be good for the sport of para dressage, "If there are no other riders who are competitive then there is no sport," she said in Caen, France after her winning ride, "so we have to try to be the best all of the time.
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.
ey were also third pair in the Pairs Dressage category and omas claimed fourth place in the Senior Novice Dressage to Music section.
He has totally embraced the sport of dressage and wants to help me get to the top.
Dressage is an equestrian discipline defined as the highest expression of horse training where horse and rider are expected to perform from memory a series of predetermined movements and as such it is highly evocative of the strong affinity between man and beast and especially between Arabs and their horses, said Alabbar.