I have a team and I believe that teamwork is fundamental to success in any sport. We have a team and our team has a system, a program for developing skill sets for horse and rider. We practice correct aids and communication with our horses. Without a basic system of understanding between horse and human, […]
Here are some best practices for building a dressage barn. The list is based on years of boarding and training at different equestrian facilities.
Calgary Area of the Alberta Dressage Association This newsletter is an important resource for local dressage riders and those new to our sport. There is information on shows and clinics past and future. It would be wise to join this organization and support local Dressage if you haven’t done so. There is contact information in the […]
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.
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 […]
Brenna Ortensky at Fox Hollow Equestrian is offering several equine information clinics over the winter season. These would be fantastic for adults who are new to equestrian sport, acerage owners, or people interested in furthing their knowledge of stable management. Here is the link.
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 […]
Dressage Stable Directory (view full post for link)
The most common request I receive is for a list of Calgary Area barns and instructors that coach Dressage. I know of the following stables that support Dressage training: Black Whiskey Ranch, Bri-mel Farms, Cadence Stables, Cara Stables, Carousel Stables, Diamond Willow, Evergreen Equestrian, Eversfield Equestrian, Fox Hollow Equestrian, Ironhill Equestrian Centre, Kestrel Ridge Farms, […]