Riding in Your Mind's Eye 2: First Level (DVD or Streaming Video)

Perfect Practice for Dressage Riders

Jane Savoie

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Jane Savoie shows how “riding in your mind’s eye” will help you reach your personal best. She reveals the secret that elite athletes have known for years—the power of visualization to affect performance. Jane’s premise is that practice doesn’t make perfect; “perfect” practice makes perfect. By reprogramming your mind with correct mental pictures—that is, vivid images of movements ridden well—you can etch the right pictures in your mind’s eye. In the second DVD in this series, Jane covers the movements and exercises required of the First Level horse, including: 10-meter circles in the trot, 15-meter circles in the canter, trot serpentines, taking the reins out of the hands, lengthenings, leg yielding, changes of lead through the trot, and counter canter.

Additional Information

Author: Jane Savoie

Format: DVD, Streaming Video

Page Count: Run Time: 53 minutes


ISBN: 9781570763618

By Jane Savoie

On January 4, 2021, the equestrian world lost a tenacious competitor, committed teacher, and extraordinarily vibrant presence. Dressage competitor, coach, instructor, speaker, and author Jane Savoie spent five years battling multiple myeloma, a rare type of blood cancer, and as was her nature, never once giving up.

Jane leaves behind a legacy of learning materials she passionately created and curated over the course of a riding and teaching career that spanned decades and continents. Teaching, in all its forms—from coaching Olympic teams to instructing amateur riders to presenting inspiring motivational talks at events—was her calling, and one to which she gave generously, infusing every lesson with boundless energy and exciting ideas. Jane was committed to giving every rider and every experience level equal opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve goals, big and small. She found the best way to reach more individuals with in-depth training that anyone could afford was through books and videos. A prolific writer, Jane’s first instructional book was published in 1992 (That Winning Feeling!) and her last in 2020 (Dressage Between the Jumps) with many others in between. 

Through her books and videos, Jane’s extraordinary knowledge and innovative training techniques remain available to those seeking breakthroughs in their riding and in their lives. In this way, her true passion for teaching and learning lives on.

USDF Connection Says:

“With Savoie as a guide, viewers can gain a firm image of the proper way to ride the various movements.”