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Jul 22 2015

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Dressage Tests

Dressage Season is in full swing! I had the honor of being a scribe for the Dressage Judge this past Sunday at a Horse Show at Black Horse Stables. It has been a while since I did this, so I had to get into the swing of it. All the tests were different (or I didn’t […]

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OTTB: The Mechanics of the Horse’s Leg

Here is a dissection of a front leg of a Thoroughbred to study the extreme pressure that is put on the leg and tendons during a race. Very interesting! God created this animal with perfection! The Horse’s Leg: An Amazing Work of Biological Creation!

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Heated Water Buckets

Water is the most important thing your horse needs.  Heated water buckets are a must for cold areas. There is nothing more frustrating than to get to the barn and finding out that all the buckets are frozen – again! If your horse can’t drink, the danger of colic is imminent! When eating hay, pellets, […]

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WIN FALL DRESSAGE IN SANTA BARBARA

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WIN FALL DRESSAGE IN SANTA BARBARA CLICK HERE to contact Show Management ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~     Hi All! Win Fall Dressage in Santa Barbara Oct 17-18, with Judge Pamela M. Nelson “S” from Hollister is in full swing and guaranteed to be a blast!   The premium is up on our websites www.dressagetimes.com   www.blindfaithequineproductions.com […]

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7 Tips for Dressage Training an Arab…

Is there a difference in training a Warmblood or a Quarter horse or even an Arabian in Dressage? I learned about that over the last couple of years. My daughter is the luckiest girl when it comes to her dressage coach. Until a couple of years ago, she had mainly trained children and adults for […]

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The Half Halt – How to Put Your Horse On The Bit

By Jane Savoie No matter where I travel, the most frequently asked questions I get are, “How do I put my horse on the bit…and how do I keep him there consistently?” This concept baffles many riders. My hope here is to simplify the process for you with the following information. First, you need to […]

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How to Get Your Dressage Horse on the Bit

How to Get Your Dressage Horse on the Bit By Jane Savoie Do you saw left and right on your dressage horse’s mouth or wiggle the bit with both hands to get him “on the bit”. If you “saw” on your dressage horse’s mouth by alternating squeezing and releasing with your hands, you’re riding your […]

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Dressage Horse Humor…

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Dressage

Who Ever Said Dressage Was Easy… Dressage. Oh, when done well is a beautiful dance between horse and rider. The horse and rider are one. The horse seems to intuitively know what the rider wants. The rider just smiles, enjoys and looks between the horses ears and occasionally lets her inside hand quickly slide over […]

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August Dressage Shows in Kentucky…

  *Cincinnati Dressage Tradition II August 2, 2009 Judges: Jeff Moore (S, R DSHB), Robin Brueckmann(S), Janet Curtis (S), Wayne Quarles (R) Roberts Arena, Wilmington OH Contact Chris Federer: 5982 Ludlum Road, Morrow OH 45152 513.899.3015 or cell 513.833.5081 chrisfederer@embarqmail.com   Summerbird Dressage Test Practice August 2, 2009 Masterson Station Park (sand arena at top […]

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Clinic with Jane Weatherwax a Great Success!

Have you had the chance to read the Dressage Letters from the California Dressage Society? The first few pages are filled with praise, thanks and great stories about the dressage Central Amateur Clinic with Jane Weatherwax. The keyword for the weekend was FUN FUN FUN! And according to the testimonials, that was what everybody had. There […]

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Dressage Shows in California for June 2009

JUN 5-6 *** TRANSITIONS DRESSAGE IN JUNE (TEMECULA) JUDGE HOWARD CONTACT KAREN CENTER 951-767-2435 JUN 6-7 *** FRANKTOWN MEADOWS JUNE DRESSAGE CLASSIC (CARSON CITY, NV) JUDGE TBA CONTACT LYNNE GARNETT 775-831-4261 JUN  6-7 *** DENVILLE KANANI DRESSAGE (PLEASANTON) JUDGE ROUTSON CONTACT KRIS KALSTROM 925-248-0599

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California Dressage Shows – San Diego Chapter

  In the Dressage letters from the CDS you can find a lot of the dressage shows listed for California. I will try to list as many of the shows as I can on an ongoing basis: Dressage in June When              Jun 5 – 6 2009 Where             Southern California Equestrian Center, Temecula, CA (map) Description     […]

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Dressage & Schooling Shows @ American Sporthorse, Watsonville-CA

Dressage Shows and Schooling Shows at American Sporthorse, Watsonville, CA Premium May 31: Three star show Judge: Pam Nelson (S) June 27: Schooling Show August 1: Schooling Show August 30: Three star show Judge: Barbi Breen-Gurley (S)

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Dressage Partners Schooling Shows

Quail Ridge Farm – Wilton, California   ·         August 2, 2009 Closing Date July 28 Judge- Patti Schofler, USDF “L” Judge   ·         September 13, 2009 Closing Date September 8 Judge- Cherry Baumann, USDF “L” Judge   ·         October 11, 2009 Closing Date October 6 Judge- Michele Dodge, USDF “L” Judge

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