Articles

Over the years, the GVDS newsletter has brought to its members training articles and clinic reports. Just as horses do not change their natures or requirements, good training is timeless. So here is a treasure trove of our collective knowledge share throughout the years.

General Education

Clinic Reports

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A Trainer's Tips: Jennifer Weber

Local trainer Jennifer Weber writes about the first rung of the training scale, and more specifically, forward energy

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Dolly Hannon Clinic 2020-Report from Participants

Participants report on the highlights and learnings from their rides with Dolly Hannon.

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How to Embrace Incompetence in Dressage

To learn any skill, everyone goes through the four stages of competence. The joy of this sport (and the horror) is that you will run into these four stages again and again as you progress.

General Education

GVDS Sponsored Lunge Clinic a Huge Success!

From your position on the ground to your position in the saddle, learning to lunge effectively can make a drastic difference in the progress you make with your horse.

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Riding a Better Test: Tips from a Judge

Louise Koch, judge for one of our GVDS sanctioned shows, , shared her thoughts about what the riders she judged could collectively do better. Here is a synopsis of her comments.

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