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Lesson with Pearl Classical Dressage 2/6/16 - 2/7/16

I already spilled the beans that I had some amazing rides with Elise this past weekend. I’ve taken my time writing down notes and things I want to be sure to remember because there was so much goodness. 2,293 more words


Ramana Vieira, joining us for Saturday night!

We are thrilled to let you know that Ramana Vieira, internationally recognized vocalist, will be joining us Saturday night. She’ll enchant us with her interpretations of her favorite Fados. 33 more words

Dominique Barbier

“The degree of collection is not determined, as many believe, by the degree of ‘bridling’, but by the degree of flexion of the hind joints. The resilience of these joints has to be developed by training.”

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The Right One

I spent the weekend in a private mini-clinic with Elise to prepare myself to take over Nibbles’ training. Elise will still very much be in our lives – for one, she’s a dear, favorite friend. 262 more words

Better Dressage - Exercises for improving lateral work.

Over the next few weeks I am going to write about some exercises which can improve the way you ride lateral work. They will be a few of my personal favourites and are not in any particular order of usefulness or technical difficulty. 809 more words


How are we doing?

More in-hand at the weekend, I am learning about Saf’s centre of gravity and how to shift her weight back more onto her hindquarters. You can see me doing this at halt. 199 more words