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Dressage videos to watch over winter

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  • Dressage videos to watch over winter

    Anyone like any videos in particular? Any recommendations? I learn by watching and so am looking for some content to keep me busy this winter.

    Pony is at First level and so anything related to developing a horse at that level would be good, as would be videos about rider position.

    "A horse's face always conveys clearly whether it is loved by its owner or simply used." - Anja Beran

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    I just go to Youtube and look at dressage horse sales videos.
    I like looking at Superior Sport horses and Stafford Barton Stud.
    They are older videos but there a couple of riders on there that I study for rider position.
    As for training there are some free ones.
    Your Riding Success is a series of videos covering different topics.
    There are some Dressage videos you can subscribe to that may help you with going up the levels.
    I dont pay for anything so other posters will have to chime in on those.
    I learned a lot just watching those sales videos.
    I haven't been able to have instruction in a while, but those videos help keep me motivated.

    I admire all those upper level riders and I respect how much saddle time they put in, but I don't find them particularly useful for myself, because I'll never get to that level.

    Now I find watching some of their training rides helpful.

    Sylvia Loch has a video series called the Classical Seat. It's older. You may find it posted on Youtube, but if not you may be able to find it on Amazon. She also wrote a book called "The Classical Seat."

    I know the USDF had a series called Up the Levels or something like that. You may be able to find those as well.
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      How about Ameilia Newcomb? She's got it all as I can see. Interesting, valuable topics, she's a great rider, and she's fun. I recently subscribed and not only watching her current work but also going back and watching older stuff.
      This channel is all about giving you the knowledge and tools that you need to improve your dressage riding and train your dressage horse! Amelia Newcomb offe...

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        Good videos. Thanks for posting.
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          Originally posted by PaddockWood View Post
          How about Ameilia Newcomb? She's got it all as I can see. Interesting, valuable topics, she's a great rider, and she's fun. I recently subscribed and not only watching her current work but also going back and watching older stuff.
          I was going to recommend this as well. Aside from the annoying intro music, her videos are great.

          Also, Charles de Kunffy just started a new "dressage salon" series. It's a bit pricey but his older clips I've seen were very informative and interesting.
          http://trainingcupid.blogspot.com/

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            The Steffen Peters and Janet Foy series on youtube are great. I like to keep referring to them as I move up the levels.

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              These are great! She puts out a new training video every week or two.
              https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL...OR1IgLCv5N8weQ

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                Originally posted by Pocket Pony View Post
                Anyone like any videos in particular? Any recommendations? I learn by watching and so am looking for some content to keep me busy this winter.

                Pony is at First level and so anything related to developing a horse at that level would be good, as would be videos about rider position.
                Robert Dover holds his Horsemastership week first week of January and it is usually live-streamed I think on USEF network. Worth watching every second, seriously. Nobody breaks dressage concepts down i to their most simple, basic form and gets results so clearly and quickly as Robert. Every rider at any level will come away with several “lightbulb” moments about how it applies to them. Plus he’s so positive and encouraging to all the you riders - it’s like a self-esteem therapy session lol.

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                  Emile Faurie on YT.

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                    Super 4-part clinic series with Debbie McDonald on USEF:

                    https://www.usef.org/network/coverag...rutledge/?cl=b

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