Dear Amy, I am new to dressage, although I have done some eventing. I am planning to stop jumping and show straight dressage from now on, so I have a few questions about equipment. First: is it acceptable to ride a dressage test in my jumping saddle? I don’t currently own a dressage saddle and
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Questions about dressage with Amy McElroy. In Amy’s popular column, written for “The Aiken Horse,” she answers readers questions about dressage.
Dear Amy, I know that the eventing dressage tests have changed this year, while the USDF tests are still the same. But I have heard that there are also changes that were introduced in the FEI tests. Can you tell me what they are? Studying Dressage Dear Studying, You are absolutely correct. There is a
Dear Amy, I have heard that the USEA eventing dressage tests will be changing soon. Could you tell me when the new tests go into effect and what changes there might be? Also, where can I find these tests? Eventer Chick Dear Eventer, The new USEA eventing dressage tests go into effect December 1, 2017.