If you enjoy stirring it up, asking the hard questions, or just following along as others examine (and cross-examine) the hot topics in the dressage ring today, you’ll become a regular visitor to dressage trainer Mike Schaffer’s blogMike has strong feelings related to how dressage fans and riders perceive and understand various training techniques employed today (translation: specifically–riding deep and round). And, he does a lot of homework for you! There are always loads of links and videos to check out so you can consider the controversy for yourself and decide how YOU feel about the competitive sport in this day and age. Mike’s book, Right from the Start, has long been heralded as a fun, jargon-free way to start any horse correctly, regardless of age, former training, or discipline.