In a positive move recognizing the importance of schooling shows and the base of support for the sport of dressage among schooling show riders, the USDF recently announced a new Regional Schooling Show Awards Program.
No qualification? No problem!
Performing a dressage test in an enclosed arena. Performing aerial twists and flips off a ski ramp. The sports of dressage and aerial skiing couldn’t be more different… or do they actually have more in common than we think?
In the wake of a controversial dressage video and the subsequent internet fallout that blew up social media last week, Morgane Schmidt Gabriel delivers some real talk: how do we move forward productively to improve the sport?
A country song telling the true story of how a three-strikes mustang became a dressage champion, with a music video starring the actual horse and trainer themselves? YES PLEASE!
The mastermind behind the first annual Adequan West Coast Dressage Festival, ongoing right now, Scott Hayes is powered by the strength of his vision for west coast equestrian events. Claire Trafton speaks with Hayes to learn more!
“Upon careful examination, I have determined that I’m fulfilling all of the requirements listed in the training pyramid, and Santa, because you might not be familiar with this whole dressage thing, let me explain.” A letter to Santa, straight from the horse’s mouth.
Clips from this full 2015 video from Will Rogers Performance Horses are circulating the horsey internet, evoking all of the feels from goosebumps to full-on tears. We’ve got the full scoop and the full video here!
“We will embrace our scrappiness, our quirkiness, our cute but flat-movingness, because that’s what got us here in the first place.” Biz and her Kiger mustang Helix are headed for the Oregon state dressage championships!
In 2014, we introduced the world to Laura Hermanson and Heart B Dyna, the first mule to qualify and compete at US Dressage Finals. Now, their story is hitting the big screen!
Spectravet Performance of the Week: Laura Graves Edges Isabell Werth in Grand Prix Special at Aachen