I have used dressage techniques on my western pleasure and trail horses long before there was such a thing as "Western Dressage".  Classical principals lighten and enhance the western horse's movements.  Dressage teaches riders a more harmonious way to communicate with their horses.  

For rules and tests on Western Dressage, check out 

Western Dressage Association of America www.westerndressageassociation.org 


and don't forget to check out our own California Associate for local events -




Clinics and Workshops available in 2020 at

A Stable Named Desire,  Rio Linda, CA

Sacramento Horseman's Association.

  Check our events page for a listing of dates.