Getting your warm-up right is a key element in producing your best performance in the dressage arena.
Unfortunately, there’s no set time to suit every horse and situation; if you don’t allow long enough, your horse may be too sharp and tense, and if you overdo it, he might run out of steam halfway through the test.
So, in this podcast episode, we’re going to identify things that you should not do during your warm-up, cover eight factors that can influence the length of your warm-up, provide you with five steps to create your own warm-up plan, and give you some tips on how to time your warm-up to perfection.
(Please note: This is an updated and expanded version of our previous 'How Long to Warm up for Before a Dressage Test' episode)
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