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Inspiration: Kyra and Matador

There was a recent online poll to identify the “best Dressage horse in history”.  I was disappointed in the narrow list they chose, going only as far back as Granat and Ahlerich.  360 more words

Just For Fun

Toothy grins

Both horses had their teeth done yesterday morning. They were both well-behaved. Montana’s was just a routine rasp and his teeth are in great condition. (Yay!) Timmy had some tartar build up removed and he had chunks of grass stuck between his front teeth so that was removed too. 49 more words

Does this pony make my butt look big?

People have asked me “how big is too big” to ride a pony? Well…it depends.

There are several questions to consider:

1) Is it safe for the pony?

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July at Flying Colours

July weekend line up at Flying Colours

July 11/12 – Core Mechanics Concepts

  • Concepts workshops are for riders that have not taken any Core Mechanics…
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Making music for dressage

Who follows this blog for some months now has probably concluded that I am quite interested in dressage. It’s the harmony, the elegance and the need for balance and precision that makes it appear so charming to me. 57 more words

Equestrian Topics

Equestrian Village: Where the fight stands now

WELLINGTON — Although the battle over Equestrian Village has tempered in recent years, one lawsuit remains pending in Palm Beach County Circuit Court.

In one of many legal protests filed against the property, the Jacobs family sued in February 2012 to challenge whether the 59 acres… 311 more words


Maree Tompkinson Clinic July 25 and 26

SSD / Eque-Fitt Australia will be attending both days of the Maree Tompkinson clinic held at Australian Equine Institute at Hunter Valley with three horses, Southern Gem, Southern WorldStern and Rivendell Whispering :-)