Kim Cox

Calgary, Canada

I'm an Alberta Dressage competitor,coach and judge liviing in Calgary, Alberta Canada. This site was started to feature information on Dressage training, Alberta Dressage and Dressage showing tips in the Calgary region. CalgaryDressage.com is a local portal to all things Dressage.

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Feb 01

Dressage Canada – Equine Canada Bronze Level Shows – What you need to Know

Lots of Pics

 The Carrots and Cocktails Shows at Anderson Ranch are Equine Canada Bronze Level Shows.  National Level Dressage Shows are classified as Bronze, Silver or Gold.  The Bronze Level Show, requires you to have a valid Equine Canada Bronze  Sport License. Go to Equine, Canada’s website to get one online.  Your horse does not need an Equine Canada Official Passport …

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Jan 25

Video is a Dressage Competitors Best Friend…

This video is from the Calgary Alberta area 2010 Anderson Ranch Dressage Series.  I like my halt and the overall score was good ( 67.3).   I have worked on my shortcomings,  recent videos show Roderick as much more balanced and supple.  There is always something to improve on.  Overall this ride was a good example …

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Jan 24

Riding Acurate Figures Helps your Horse….

from the home of CalgaryDressage.com…your Calgary Alberta area portal to all things Dressage… I didn’t believe it at first.  It’s true.  Learn how to ride a circle.  In Dressage, we start with a 20 meter circle, because that is the width of our competition ring.  A circle is perfect.  It is very difficult and takes a …

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Jan 22

Consider Riding a Freestyle

A great Poster

  I’m adding more sample choreography and music to this page.  Stay tuned for a sample 1st and 2nd level Kur for you to try. The Freestyle classes are so well recieved by the public, sponsors and the media.  I want to encourage  Dressage riders to take the plunge into experiencing riding a  freestyle . 

Jan 14

“CalgaryDressage.com” your local portal to the world of Dressage

Forward and downward

We had a very good training ride today, in spite of it being -22 C or -8 F.  It sounds colder in Celsius. I lunged Roderick (using Triflex side reins) for 10 minutes to warm him up.  After mounting, we worked on rhythm and suppleness at the walk. I have learned not to waste time …

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Jan 14

Welcome

Long Term Athlete Development

“Expanding the reach of the Calgary Dressage community”

Jan 11

Hello world!

Roderick, Kim Cox up

Welcome all Dressage enthusiasts to CalgaryDressage.com         This is your one place to find all things Dressage.