How to Train a Dressage Horse?

From Establishing The Basics
Through Perfecting the FEI Movements

Ireland’s Leading Dressage Rider Anna Merveldt shows how in this Extensive Masterclass Series

As presented at the Festival of Dressage, these three Masterclass presentations provide training tips and methods to develop your Dressage horse.

Watch the first video—FREE for a limited time only!

What you will learn from Masterclass Session 1:

How to develop the basics

Importance of establishing the basics

Finding the correct balance

Be reminded to take things back to basics

What The Master Classes Are All About

How to Develop The Basics

Be reminded on the importance of establishing the basics

How to Develop Collection

How Collection and Expression Enhance the Obedience of Your Horse

Training An Advanced Dressage Horse

Most Important Is For Your Horse to Have the Confidence And Strength To Do What You Want It To Do

Get the Master Classes here for a Download, Play & Ride Experience!

Masterclass Session 2: Developing Collection

Learn how collection and expression enhance the obedience of your horse

Duration: Approx. 40 minutes

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Masterclass Session 3: Training An Advanced Dressage Horse

Duration: Approx. 22 minutes

How You Can Download, Play, & Ride


See that Get Started button? Simply click on it and it will direct you to a secured payment page.


You will receive login details to access the membership area.


Log in to the members area to watch, listen, read, and view the modules.

q-iconHow do I know if this is right for me?

If you are any of these: Dressage Rider, Eventer, Show Jumper, Equitation Rider, Coach, Judge, Parent, Riding Centre…or someone who wants to Ride Better, Learn More, and Stay Motivated in a way that is Convenient, Accessible and Affordable—then this IS for you!


 What do I need to have to access my course?

First off, you need a computer or a mobile device with Internet connection to be able to access the email you will receive upon purchase.

q-iconI am not too technology savvy. How do I go about this online thing?

Our courses are pretty straightforward. The videos, audios and other resources only require some mouse-clicking or finger tapping if you are using a mobile device. We also provide email support if your concerns are not covered in this Frequently Asked Questions.


 How exactly do I bring the lessons into the Arena?

Simply download the audio lesson so you can play it through your mobile device (no Internet connection needed!) or print out the illustration for some visual inspiration. That’s what Download, Play, and Ride is all about!

“If you give a good grounding to your horse you can have it all the way through to the Grand Prix.”
— Anna Merveldt, Irish Olympian