The Fundamentals of Dressage: Find your Steps to Progress in Dressage

The Dressage Training Scale, Rider Position, Rider Mindset and Goal Setting for Riders of all Levels

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If you are struggling to make progress and find clarity in your Dressage training, this course is for you! This course offers a step-by-step guide to creating a plan to make progress in Dressage and to better understand the Dressage training scale and how to correctly train and ride your horse.

For many riders, it is challenging to understand what the root causes of your problems are and to find ways to eliminate the road blocks that are preventing your progress. We will start with assessments on strengths and weaknesses in different areas of your riding and training. We then take a detailed look at the Dressage training scale, as this serves as a framework to assess and identify all training issues. The course then analyzes rider position, emotional mindset and finishes with goal setting. The end result will be a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses as a rider and what needs to be done to make progress.

This course is designed for YOU to understand and take responsibility for your weaknesses and your progress. You will only make progress once you can see and understand your issues and make a plan to improve!

Your Instructor

Amelia Newcomb
Amelia Newcomb

Amelia is passionate about sharing her knowledge of horses and dressage with others. She has trained several horses and riders from Training Levels up through Grand Prix and loves the challenge of training a young horse up through the levels. Amelia has a clear understanding about what it takes to be a top rider, trainer, and competitor and wants to share her message and knowledge with other aspiring riders.

Unlike many top riders, Amelia was NOT a natural talent and fell off so many times in her early riding days as a kid that her instructor nearly told her parents she should quit riding! Perseverance and determination, not just innate talent, is what made Amelia into the rider and horseman that she is today.

Amelia is very talented with horses and students of all levels and disciplines. She enjoys helping each individual student and horse to find harmony, trust, and balance. "Nothing is more rewarding than watching one of my students glide harmoniously around the ring together with their horse! This makes my heart soar!", says Amelia.

Amelia hopes to one day represent the U.S.A. at the Olympic Games and loves training her students and her two horses, Harvey and Gatsby in Los Angeles, CA.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is open for enrollment until January 15th so sign up now! If you miss this window, you will have to wait until next time the course is offered to enroll. Once you purchase, it is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. Once you start, the material will be released in 3 intervals - once a week for 3 weeks. The course will be available to you forever so you can always go back and review the materials.
How do I know if this course is right for me?
This course is designed for riders of all levels. Weather you are a beginner rider who is just starting Dressage, or a Grand Prix rider, this course is all about discovering your strengths and weaknesses and learning about the system of Dressage so that you can make progress. If you want to learn and become a better rider, this course if for you!
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
How do I know this course will help me with my riding?
Think of it this way, this course is less than the cost of going to a clinic with a top clinician. When you go ride in a clinic, the lesson is often over before you know it and 2 weeks later you will like have forgotten most of what you learned. This course will force you to identify what you need to improve and commit to improvement. You will have written and visual material to illustrate your problems and you will create systems to keep you accountable. To me, this is more powerful than a clinic.

Learning how to ride and make progress in Dressage is HARD! It is a very slow sport and it requires not only a good horse but also good education and a LOT of perseverance. This course serves to get you to identify your strengths and weaknesses and gives you systems to progress and learn! We all love our horses and love to ride. Life is short, so do what you love!

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