Western Dressage Education

Great Books for Learning Western Dressage!

Dressage Illustrated, in conjunction with the WDAA, has published a set of books covering all the current Western Dressage tests, including Freestyles.  There is also a Judge’s Guide and an Instructor’s Guide, great resources for judges, trainers, clinicians and show managers.

The WD test books are laminated so they can be used at the barn.  Click the link below to visit Dressage Illustrated’s website and view these great training tools.

Dressage Illustrated:  Your resource for official, up-to-date dressage tests and diagrams!



101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse and Rider

Jec Ballou, best-selling author and WDAA advisor, has a new book designed to help improve your ride and help condition your horse.  The step-by-step training process will also help improve your WD scores in the show ring.  You can find this book, and her other books, here: