On the Bit
The phrases "on the bit", "behind the bit" and "above the bit" are equestrian terms used to describe a horse's posture relative to the reins and the bridle bit. A position on the bit is submissive to the rider's rein aids, given through the bit. ... If above the bit, then the head is too high.
Science of Biomechanics
Biomechanics is the science of movement of a living body, including how muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments work together to produce movement. Biomechanics explains the negative impacts upon a horse's body caused by incorrect riding and training methods, such as Rollkur.
Clinics, Lessons, Expos … More
AVDA thrives on continuing education through clinics, lessons, schooling shows, ride-a-tests, trail riding, attending horse expos, watching featured presenters, online courses, reading courses, book clubs, among myriad other resources to help advance our knowledge and love of dressage. Keep checking back for more educational opportunities with AVDA or through our affiliate the Rocky Mountain Dressage Society, or RMDS.