101 Dressage Exercises


101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider, by Jec Aristotle Ballou
The list starts with warm-up exercises and progresses to exercises designed to promote looseness, then straightness. There’s a section devoted to rider position before it deals with lateral work. Other chapters include improving canter, building suspension, flying changes, developing lightness, lengthening, and ends with the importance of fitness. Ground poles are introduced with some exercises. Arranged like the Jumping Exercises, it is oriented in a vertical format with a hole to hang from a peg so you can see the diagram at top and read the instructions beneath it.

Paperback, spiral-bound, 223 pages, plus glossary and index.