Dressage – Thoughts on the Training Scale

Although there has been plenty written about the Dressage Training Scale, I’d like to offer some thought on the “Why do we need a scale?” question and how creatively interpreting the sections can aid our training. The most commonly used scale is the German Training Scale, shown in pictures and English + German terms toContinue reading “Dressage – Thoughts on the Training Scale”

Purity of Partnership

In the centuries upon centuries that humans have interacted with horses, we have come around in our thinking, progressing further with ethical treatment and understanding of the abilities and attributes of horses. Our interactions in terms of partnership can be seen across a continuum of flavours. The representation above, shows three simple categories. We mightContinue reading “Purity of Partnership”