Dressage = Progressive Training...
And it's particularly fun in the Cowboy Dressage®
Elaine travels to teach clinics and lead gatherings. Being a dedicated Cowboy
Dressage® enthusiast, she is excited to
share all the benefits the sport offers to both horses and riders. For more on
why Elaine loves Cowboy Dressage® just click
In 2015, Elaine was listed as Clinician, Lessons, Training, and Resource by
World. As of April 2016 she earned her status as a Recommended Cowboy
Dressage Judge. As a member of the Cowboy Dressage World Professional Association, Elaine qualified in October 2016 as a Cowboy Dressage Clinician Level 1.
Depending upon the previous experience of the participants and
length of clinic, Elaine teaches these highlights:
Introduce the set up and geometry of the unique Cowboy Dressage®
Explain and demonstrate the maneuvers and how they benefit
the horses' training
Explore the Cowboy Dressage®
Challenge Court, the added fun it brings, and how it ups the ante
Use the judge's score sheets to maximize performance on and
off the court
How seat, leg and rein aids achieve the training goal of
Bend! The importance of bend.
Show the flow from one maneuver to the next
Make a difference between the working and free gaits
Start and end each maneuver with polish
Concentrate on smooth transitions
Timing aids with the horse's movement
Keeping it together throughout the test
Answers to participant questions.
If you are interested in attending an Elaine Meredith Steele Cowboy Dressage®
Clinic, she travels worldwide to teach, so look on her schedule for one near
you. If you would rather have a clinic in your own locale or within your available time frame, contact
Elaine to become an organizer in your area.
You may choose to paws and view,
Get 'er done,
Or simply follow around the bend...