Dressage vs Show Jumping! What are the Differences?
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When entering into the world of horses, there are many possible disciplines for a rider to choose from. Among the English disciplines, two of the most popular choices are dressage and show jumping. It can be hard to know which one you will enjoy more, and therefore which type of barn you should seek out for your first lessons. This article will explore the similarities and differences between the two, as well as offer advice to beginner riders on where to start. What is Dressage? Dressage is considered a “flat” discipline, meaning horses and riders do not go over jumps...