“How to properly ride a center line”
This demonstrates the art of long line training (or in this case, short line training ). Very Cute!
The history of Dressage is celebrated in this video of the tradition of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria.
A new Dressage Rider asked me if they were ready to enter their first show at Training Level. I felt that they were well prepared, but I referred them to the “Purpose” of each of the national levels, which are written at the top of each Dressage Canada official score sheet. Training Level The purpose of showing at Training Level […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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