Tag: Dressage Gold Shows

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 Dressage info on 2012 AJYR Show – Volunteer Scribes & Medic needed

The Show Ring

Hi everyone,  I’m sending this out on behalf of the organizers of the 2012 AJYR Show @ Westerner Fair Grounds in Red Deer. They are in need of some volunteers for the show: They need scribes for Friday May 11, Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13. 2 scribes are needed per day for all …

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Thoughts on Performance

Riding the Diagonal LIne

1. We were physically well prepared for our tests. 2. Mental toughness is an area I need to keep working on. 3. I need to practice at “speed”. 4. I need to keep in mind the “set up” for the required transitions. 5. Focus, for me, is a big requirement for showing dressage. 6. I’ll …

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Dressage Riders need to know the rules of our Sport….

Suggestion:   Before considering making an accusation regarding a rule breach involving a fellow dressager,  take note of the rules of our sport.  Ignorance may be the reason for a false accusation, but it is not an excuse for making it. 2011 Dressage Canada Rule Book Check your rule book page 34…article E 4.9 #5. It …

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Calgary Dressage MP3 Downloadable Music…Here

Nice Halt

Click on this link for Calgary Dressage Freestyle Music…..Freestyles are Fun. (All music downloads are free, as a service to all  Alberta Area Dressage riders. I hope to  to encourage more Kurs at competitions. )

No more Top Hats Allowed in National Level Tests!

Equine Canada/Dressage Canada have issued a late rule change that as of May 1st, 2011, only competitors above 4th level will be allowed to wear Top Hats in Canadian Competitions.  All others must wear a safety approved helmet with harness when mounted on the show grounds. Failure to comply will cause the rider to be eliminated from …

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