From Racehorse to Dressage Horse

Louise Robson, a sought after specialist in the field tells us more about what is involved in the retraining of a racehorse and the success she has enjoyed. As a rider you have begun the search for a new dressage partner. Ideally you look for a good walk, good canter, nice temperament and good conformation. We all have hopes and dreams of winnings, placings, possible regionals and maybe even nationals! Can an ex racehorse really fit the criteria for your asperations ... you now have a horse who has been ridden and kept in an environment which seems completely different...

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