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dressage

1. the method of training a horse to perform manoeuvres in response to the rider's body signals
2. the manoeuvres performed by a horse trained in this method
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Ms Chan sat in the front row of the dressage arena in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong, when the first full day of the Games got under way.
Also planned to be built at the racecourse is an equestrian centre and racing school, a dressage arena and two training establishments with an equine swimming pool and gallops.
The last of the 102 starters to brave the sodden dressage arena was William Fox-Pitt, who was rewarded with fourth place on Tamarillo.
The stable also thanked BREEF for the usage of its dressage arena.
As far as equine comforts go, there are stables, a dressage arena and a horse walker as well as paddocks and open fields which extend to approximately 18 acres.
Townend, who would scoop an extra pounds 50,000 if he wins the event, enters the dressage arena with ODT Master Rose this afternoon, while Ashdale's test is five hours later before tomorrow's cross-country, followed by the showjumping finale on Sunday.
Another event rider, Michael Ryan, who has an Olympic-size dressage arena not too far from O'Leary's yard, has also helped in recent weeks.
Each session, held either indoors or in a floodlit dressage arena, consists of a 20-minute presentation from a road safety officer, including a quiz with prizes from the Guisborough Priory Saddlery Shop.
Erddig head warden Steve Griffiths and his ground staff built an obstacle course as well as setting up a dressage arena for the first day of competitions.
Henley-In-Arden's Emma Hawley has been in good form in the dressage arena recently, scoring a double at the Warwickshire College affiliated meeting at Moreton Morrell.