Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on Equestrian+

Watch this video and more on Equestrian+

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

The Dressage Training Pyramid

Western Dressage • 3m 34s

Up Next in Western Dressage

  • Getting to Know X

    Tim Christensen introduces the letter X and explains how it is used in Western dressage. He shows how it helps break the arena up into three separate parts and where X actually is in the arena.

  • Introduction to a 20x40 Arena

    A full size dressage arena is 20 meters wide by 40 meters long. Tim explains how X, which is in the center of the arena, can help you shape and place your 10 and 20 meter circles.

  • Body Position Exercises

    Tim explains the importance of body position while riding. Then, he demonstrates a few exercises that you can practice at home.