Tag Archive: First Level Dressage

Sep 11

CalgaryDressage.com – Moving up to Second Level

Kimberly Cox, Assignment re: application for promotion of dressage judge status (to Basic). Topic: Second Level is a significant step-up from First Level. What are the differences? The differences between competing at First and Second Level in dressage involves more than mastery of movements including: shoulder in, travers, simple change, counter canter, 10 meter circle, …

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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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Feb 23

First Level Requirements….Tips

Calgary Alberta area show season begins next month with the Carrots & Cocktails Series at Anderson Ranch.  If you choose to move up to 1st Level classes from training level be aware that the expectation is “to confirm that the horse, in addition to the requirements of Training Level, has developed thrust (pushing power) and …

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Feb 17

From Calgary Dressage: Level 1 Freestyle Music with Choreography – Beatles

Freestyles are fun   Freestyles are fun!                                    Calgary Dressage Level 1 Freetyle – Beatles   Send me a request in “comments”,  including your email address, and I’ll forward you choreography to go with the music. You can turn this into a training level freestyle by adjusting the choreography to meet the rule …

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Feb 13

Video for 1st level Freestyle

  Watch my 1st Level Freestyle here:

Jan 25

Video is a Dressage Competitors Best Friend…

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 …

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