Western Dressage

Western Dressage is sweeping the country and very popular. It is a way for the western rider to enjoy the feel of a dressage horse, but with western tack. Flathead Combined Training is happy to offer Western Dressage tests at many of our shows.

Please check out this web site:  http://www.westerndressageassociation.org/

Mission Statement of the Western Dressage Association of America
The mission of the Western Dressage Association® is to honor the horse and to value the partnership it has provided us on our American journey. Its mission is to provide a model of training and horsemanship which optimizes this partnership for the benefit of both horse and rider. Its mission is to celebrate the American West where all these things came to pass.

This short article written by Jec Ballou is the best explanation of the sport.

http://www.westerndressageassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/WhatisWesternDressage.pdf

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