Tag: Calgary Area Dressage

Calgary Dressage – Alberta Dressage Show Dates for 2012

Dressage Show Ribbons

Thank you to Beckie Snow for compiling the show dates for the Alberta Dressage Summer Season: 2012 Alberta Recognized & Schooling Show Dates as of March 21, 2012: May 11, 12 &13th Gold Show in Red Deer presented by AJ/YR May 12th Bronze Show in Red Deer presented by AJ/YR May 26th and 27th Gold …

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Calgary Area Dressage Clinic…at Carousel Stables

Pan American Games 2011

  On behalf of Carousel Stables I Just wanted to let you know that they are having a clinic with Ger Geertsen February 24 – 27th.  There is no fee for auditing.

Calgary Area Dressage Show Dates for 2012

Carrots and Cocktails Series: January 22nd – open schooling at Rocky Mountain Show Jumping Arena (Anderson’s) Carrots and Cocktails I February 11/12 at Andersons February 26th open schooling at Rocky Mountain Show Jumping Arena (Anderson’s) Carrots and Cocktails II March 10/11 at Anderson’s Carrots and Cocktails III April 14/15 at Anderson’s

Calgary Area Alberta Dressage Association – AGM

You're a winner

CALGARY AREA ALBERTA DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Sunday, November 6, 2011, 2:00 p.m. Stockman’s Restaurant and Lounge Heritage Pointe   Meeting and Election of Officers Followed by: A Presentation by Dalyce Gagnon about her experience at the AJYR Championships earlier this year: “My Journey to Kentucky with Weynox”  Refreshments will be served PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT …

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Dressage Clinic News – CalgaryDressage.com

Joni Lynn Peters and Travolta

On October 29th and 30th, Joni Lynn Peters will conduct a clinic, at Twin Valley Equestrian Center,  in the Okotoks/Black Diamond area. Patty Hambling and Leah Southward are hosting the clinic and there may still be a riders spot available. Joni has studied both the German and French styles of Dressage, and is long listed …

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CalgaryDressage.com lists local dressage stables

20 x 60m

Dressage Stable Directory (view full post for link)

Calgary Area Dressage AGM

Great shot of the Dressage exercise "shoulder in"

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.  Stockman’s Restaurant and Lounge at  Heritage Pointe  Agenda: Meeting and Election of  Officers  Followed by:  A Presentation by Dalyce Gagnon about her experience at the AJYR Championships earlier this year “My Journey to Kentucky with Weynox”  Refreshments will be served  PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL DRESSAGE …

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Tri-Flex Side Reins now available through Heartland Saddlery

Tri-Flex Reins

Tri-Flex Side Reins are now available at Heartland Saddlery.  These fully elastic training aids for flat work and Dressage are in stock now. Tri-Flex Side Reins are designed and made by Kim Cox in Calgary.

Calgary Dressage supports Polo for Polio

Kim Cox & Roderick

Members of my family survived the polio epidemic of the 1950’s. Some recovered and some have suffered tremendously.  Now in their late 50’s and early 60’s, post polio syndrome is causing health issues for those who seemed to beat the virus when it first hit.  There are many who after years of symptom free livng have …

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Effective Warm ups for Dressage…

A great Poster

Our horses are dancers, performers, athletes.  We would never guess that in our busy amateur dressager lives, we may shortchange our equine partners in warming up their bodies for the training we ask of them. Here are some exercises presented by Charlotte Brendhal-Baker and the recent Calgary area clinic…. Ride leg yield, nose to rail,  …

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