Approaching dressage from a newcomer's perspective can be a little daunting.There seems to be so much to learn, so much to understand and someconfusion surrounding what judges are looking for in tests. Even experiencedriders find it difficult to break out of the 65-70% range in their test marks.Using the steps of accuracy, fluidity, understanding, practice and reviewMaster Dressage gives readers a clear framework on which they can buildconfidence in their approach to dressage training and test riding. These stepsreveal where readers could be losing valuable marks and arms them with theunderstanding needed to achieve much higher scores. Published privately, thefirst edition of this book was a great success, garnering over five-star reviewsand being placed in the top best-selling books on Amazon. Its popularityowed much to the 'easy to understand language', the clear diagrams andphotographs and the overall philosophy of communication, empathy and skilldevelopment. These aspects are all retained in this revised edition, which hasbeen expanded to include chapters on groundwork, and rider fitness. Afterreading this book you will be able to have a better relationship with yourhorse, ride more beautiful tests and get higher marks.