Dressage Training Principals for All Disciplines

with Larissa Strapello Ries


Exercises for horse and rider using dressage training principles are explained and demonstrated. It’s all about connecting the classical dressage training scale of rhythm, relaxation, connection, impulsion, straightness and collection. This will improve both the lesson horse and riding student of any level.

Running time: 53 minutes

Larissa Ries (née Strapello) is fully committed to promoting safe and effective equine instruction. She is a CHA Master Clinician, CHA Equine Facility Management Clinician, and an Equestrian Education degree graduate. She has been actively competing, teaching, training, and barn managing in the USA and New Zealand. Presently, she is the Facility Manager and Equine Professor at Houghton College Equestrian Program. Larissa truly enjoys helping others learn about the amazing equine partners that help her do her job.