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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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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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To Blanket, or Not to Blanket?

My it is COLD!!! The question now is to blanket, or not to blanket? I read once that the average horse is pretty comfortable till around 32-40 degrees F.  Our quarter horse was, but our Arabian is a whole other story. He is thin skinned and only seems to grow some baby fuzz. He gets […]

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Keeping Up With Our Horse Habit…

Horses are expensive. Period. And Keeping up with our horse habit with the economy at an all-time low is hard. Hay costs over 3x more now than 12 years ago! Money doesn’t go quite as far and with less money to go around, we take fewer lessons, and go to fewer shows…and sometimes we stop […]

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14 Inch Horse

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Mid-Summer Dressage at El Sueno Equestrian Center

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mid-Summer Dressage at El Sueno Equestrian Center ggvonderburg@yahoo.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It’s SHOWTIME once again at EL SUENO EQUESTRIAN CENTER MID-SUMMER DRESSAGE July 25th ~ 26th Judge:  Beverly Rogers “S”   WE are excited to be bringing another 4STAR show to El Sueno! The Stars and Stripes Dressage show was so fun  We’re doing it again! […]

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Why Should I Leave My Horse Barefoot?

Barefoot trimming is gaining popularity all over the world. Horsemen and women in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the US and many other countries are researching the hoof from a different perspective and learning how to trim their horse’s feet themselves; creating healthier horses and saving money.

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CDS Calendar – California Dressage July 2009

JUL 2-5  CDI-WYJ  PEBBLE BEACH DRESSAGE SHOW (PEBBLE BEACH) JUDGE WHITHAM, BURTON, TBA CONTACT CONNIE DAVENPORT 530-265-0950   JUL 4-5  ***LA CHAPTER DRESSAGE AND SOUTHERN RAAC (BURBANK) JUDGE TBA CONTACT GLENDA MCELROY 818-841-3554   JUL 10-12  *** WOODSIDE SUMMER DRESSAGE (WOODSIDE) JUDGE TBA CONTACT GLENDA MCELROY 818-841-3554 

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7 Reasons to Shoe Your Horse…

7 reasons to shoe your horse We live in the high desert and the ground is pretty hard. Our quarter horse did well for a long time without shoes, but once my daughter climbed the Pony Club ladder and rode more that 2 or 3 times a week, it was time for shoes. Our little […]

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Help! Where are the Show Grounds…

You got up before any body else. So early, the sun wasn’t even up yet! The trailer is hooked up, your super clean horse in the trailer, your shiny tack ready to be put on that shiny horse. You look sharp. Your horse looks sharp. You’re on your way and should be almost there. You […]

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Ask And We Will Answer!

If you could ask a 3x Olympic Dressage Coach anything -pertaining Dressage of course- you like, what would it be? This is your chance to get that oone question answered! As a thank you gift we will send you our FREE ebook: ‘What To Do In Time Of Emergency – A Guide and Workbook for […]

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Eventing Adventures

The Ups and Downs of Poplar Place by Melissa Warden   Tilly, Ainsley, the dogs, and I left for Hamilton, GA on Friday… May Day. This Poplar Place was supposed to be my last qualifying ride before a CIC2* at Chattahoochee Hills in 2 weeks.  Saturday morning was dressage and show jumping. It was a […]

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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 the horse’s withers. Yeah, right. That […]

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