Chances are you’ve heard that no matter what discipline you ride, schooling your horse in basic dressage can improve his performance in your chosen discipline. The emerging sport of western dressage builds on that idea, only western dressage takes it one step further by allowing western horses and riders to compete using western tack. What we think of as today’s Western riding has been in practice since the 1700’s, originating on ranches and in the practices of the Spanish vaqueros
Read more at the source: The Growing Sport of Western Dressage
Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from The Classic Insider.