Tag: Calgary Alberta Area Top Riders

Aug 23

Great Teams and Systems Build Success

Rosettes

I provide Dressage lessons to clients at Black Whiskey Ranch, Priddis,  Alberta. The western lilt of the barn’s name and that our regular clinician is regarded as one of the most renown hunter/jumper equitation coaches in Canada should peak your interest in our program. We have a team and our team has a system, a program for developing skill …

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May 12

CalgaryDressage.com…Dressage Code of Conduct

Dressage Coach, Judge, Competitor

Dressage Code: Understand the results you achieve in training are only a step in the process. Let your horse be the primary source of instant feedback for your purpose and progress. Focus on joy, celebration and an inner sense of calm purposeful determination. Know that each result achieved correctly will occur perfectly on purpose. Prepare to …

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Apr 02

CalgaryDressage.com…AEF Hosts Canadian Interprovincials

The Alberta Equestrian Federation will be hosting the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships this year September 13 – 15. The event will be held at Anderson Ranch, just south of Calgary. The CIEC is a sanctioned Equine Canada competition & a collaborative event between the national and provincial sports organizations.  It aims to develop the next …

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Jan 02

Calgary Area Dressage….Riding Academy at Kestrel Ridge Farm

Jewels Vysniauskis riding in Aachen

  Thinking of trying dressage?  Kestrel Ridge Farm has a Riding Academy for beginning riders or those new to the sport of dressage. There are opportunities to cross train with grid work, jumping and  riding trails but dressage basics are at the heart of the program. Kestrel Ridge Farm is one of the few facilities that …

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Dec 09

Riding Academy at Kestrel Ridge Farm

I will be instructing riding academy students at Kestrel Ridge Farm beginning in January. I am so pleased to be part of the Kestrel Ridge team, and hope to encourage particiaption in the sport of dressage. Thank you to my family for supporting me in this, as I have always dreamed of working with people …

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Nov 03

Alberta Junior Young Rider Clinic with Sharon Merkel Beattie

black saddle

Alberta Junior Young Riders Clinic with Sharon Merkel Beattie is coming up. For dates and registration information call Janice Gagnon 403-932-4720.

Oct 20

Canadian Dressage Team – 4th, 5th and 6th place

Pan American Games 2011

Guadalajara, Mexico – Canadian Dressage Team members Tom Dvorak of Hillsburgh, ON, Tina Irwin of Stouffville, ON, and Crystal Kroetch of Calgary, AB, placed fourth, fifth and sixth respectively in the Individual Dressage Final held Wednesday, October 19, at the XVI Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Read More….. Canada’s youngest team member, 30-year-old Irwin, …

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Oct 18

Pan-Am Games Dressage Update…..

Pan American Games 2011

– Following the first day of individual dressage competition at the XVI Pan American Games, Tom Dvorak, 46, of Hillsburgh, ON, sits in fourth place, just over one percentage point behind third placed Marisa Featherling of the United States. Riding Viva’s Salieri, a 10-year-old Canadian-bred Hannoverian stallion, Dvorak received a score of 73.079% in the …

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Oct 17

Pan-Am games Dressage scores…click here

Crystal & Lymrix

Click here for a link to Pan-Am Games scores for our Sivler Medal winning Dressage Team.