Tag Archive: National Level Dressage

Feb 12

What is Long Term Equestrian Development?

LTED in Alberta Canada

Aug 06

CalgaryDressage.com…..Tools for success in the Dressage Court

The Digital Horse visual aid for learning dresage tests. I ‘ve found it is better to learn all my dressage tests by memory.  It goes beyond memory, I learn them “by heart”.  In this way I use my anticipation and sequencing skills to help prepare for the next movement. If there is soft music in the …

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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 17

CalgaryDressage.com…Showing in the USA #2

You have established a training base in southern California, your horse has arrived at the destination all is well. Your horse will need a few days to  adjust to the climate and change in hay. Bathe and clip your horse and find the appropriate sheet/blanket/fly mask combination for the weather in the desert. We feed “Safe Choice”, …

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Mar 21

Calgary Dressage – Alberta Dressage Show Dates for 2012

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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Jul 25

Calgary Dressage Freestyle Music & Choreography….

Over 450 musical selections and growing.  Kur music and choreography. Freestyles are FUN: Fantastic way to dance with your horse….Unanimously appealling…Now available from Calgary Dressage Contact: Kim Cox through  comments on the Calgary Dressage website. Check the Freestyle page for a link to Free Calgary Dressage Music

Apr 03

CalgaryDressage.com Dressager’s Log…Kim Cox

Watch my back

Roderick is a 12 year old Dutch Warmblood gelding, imported KWPN (Ferro X Dance-O-War XX).  He has awesome presence and potential.  I am truly fortunate that he is my equine partner.  To achieve our goals, as a team I must target “suppleness”. General suppleness, in the jaw, poll, through the back and in lateral work.  This means …

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Apr 02

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. )

Mar 29

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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Mar 21

Watch – New 2011 Second Level test 3…

Canter

Kim Cox & Roderick show Second Level test 3 at Carrots & Cocktails, 2011 Calgary Area Dressage Season Opening Show.

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