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  • Dressage Today

    Is it worthwhile to subscribe? I haven't looked at an issue since 2004.

  • #2
    I think so. The articles have a little more sophistication now. Heck, a year's subscription isn't that expensive, so if you don't like it, you're not out much money.

    I still miss the old Dressage & CT format. Wish I'd kept my old issues from years ago.


    • #3
      and if I'm not mistaken, the 'web' version is a little bit cheaper!
      There is a 'zinio' Iphone app. just for it!

      I like DT.
      ~ Enjoying some guac and boxed wine at the Blue Saddle inn. ~

      Originally posted by LauraKY
      I'm sorry, but this has "eau de hoarder" smell all over it.
      HORSING mobile training app


      • #4
        I've subscribed for years now, but I honestly only read a few articles per issue, definitely not a cover-to-cover read. Often quite boring. But also a very small investment, so I'd still lean toward "worth it".
        "Reite dein Pferd vorwärts und richte es gerade.” Gustav Steinbrecht


        • #5
          I subscribed after buying a few articles at the local feed store. I'm happy with it.


          • #6
            I have subscribed for a couple years and enjoy it. Much of it is "eye candy" but there are several very good articles. I think it is useful for us lower level riders.


            • #7
              I think a lot depends where you are riding wise. I always felt as though there was a gap. There's something for Training/First and something for FEI in terms of training articles. Often felt that as someone schooling third that there wasn't much.


              • #8
                I've been a DT subscriber for 15+ years and the quality goes up and down. I think I pay around $40 for a 2 year subscription. I've seen new offers for as low as $12 for a year. Not bad. But best horsey magazine BY FAR is still Equus. Really great articles in that magazine lately - especially the series on conformation and how it affects gait, training, etc.
                Most friendships in the horse world are just an opinion away from doom.


                • #9
                  if you go to www.subscribeonline.equisearch.com/dressagetoday you can see the best deal of $22.95 for 2 years or $27.95 for 3 years


                  • #10
                    I just subscribed for 3 years, using the "deal" magienoire mentioned. It's a tiny bit of money, and I am always picking up DT at the tack stores and paging through it. YMMV of course...
                    You have to have experiences to gain experience.

                    1998 Morgan mare Mythic Feronia "More Valley Girl Than Girl Scout!"


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by GreekDressageQueen View Post
                      I've been a DT subscriber for 15+ years and the quality goes up and down. I think I pay around $40 for a 2 year subscription. I've seen new offers for as low as $12 for a year. Not bad. But best horsey magazine BY FAR is still Equus. Really great articles in that magazine lately - especially the series on conformation and how it affects gait, training, etc.
                      That is what I do, suscribe until the quality is down for too long, drop it, then find a good article again and resubscribe, until the next dip and so for many years now.
                      I am glad I was not the only one that thought that.


                      • #12
                        I really liked the story about conquering fear this month and the new issue's article on what Courtney King and Steffen Peters do in their daily routine for the horse. I agree with the lady that said it depends on what level you are riding at.

                        What are your favorites?