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Lightness vs. Softness

When we talk about “lightness” we refer to the horse’s body, to the level of intensity with which we would like to give aids.

Softness, however, refers to the horse’s mind. 70 more words

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2017 RRP Tb Makeover

My application was accepted for the 2017 Retired Racehorse Projects Thoroughbred Makeover. I’m excited to compete again and take the journey. This year the makeover is October 5-8th. 396 more words

Appaloosas Are Stubborn

She’s pretty, that’s for sure. She’s also often a huge pain in the backside.

She does not load or tie, she often dislikes grooming, knows her name, but does not come to see you at the gate. 484 more words

Vintage Lace - Classical Dressage With a Blind Appaloosa

This blog will be about my appaloosa mare, Vintage Lace (aka Lacey), and our forays into classical dressage methods.

Lacey is a 2005 Appaloosa/Thoroughbred cross mare. 81 more words

A moment in time

Today’s post is by a guest author – Rhonda Scott, my mother.  Enjoy.

There has been a lot of chatter recently, throughout social media, regarding what is or isn’t Classical Dressage.  804 more words

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