Happy, Healthy Dressage Episodes

To Bit Or Not To Bit

To Bit Or Not To Bit

Many people believe you can’t do ‘real’ dressage without a bit while others say they are cruel. This episode, I will present experience-based thoughts on the pros and cons of each side.

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Stop Trying To Get Your Horse On The (Bleeping) Bit

Stop Trying To Get Your Horse On The (Bleeping) Bit

Karen explains why the phrase: ‘Get your horse on the bit’ is a less than ideal way to teach riders to create  the desired posture we are looking for in dressage. She’ll explain an alternative way of helping students create a healthy posture that focuses on balance, communication, and partnership. You’ll learn the three criteria Karen uses to help students and horses find their Working Gaits, as well as the three most important conversations you need to...

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3 Guidelines For Improving How Your Horse Moves

3 Guidelines For Improving How Your Horse Moves

In this episode Karen will give you 3 Guidelines to follow when doing exercises to improve the way your horse moves. You’ll hear the difference between healthy and unhealthy biomechanics, and the two different kinds of unhealthy biomechanics. These guidelines will help you get the most out of any exercise that you do with your horse About the Host: Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage Naturally, is an internationally recognized clinician who is...

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