Once again, for the “millionth” time, someone shared the video of Blue Hors Matinee on Facebook. The comments are always the same … “Can’t get enough of this!” … “I could watch this over and over!” etc., etc., etc. Even my coworker, the Western Reining rider, says she can’t get enough of the “gray mare … More The video that will not die!
Today I’m sharing a video from a time when watching top level Dressage was my passion, and not my horror. This particular video is extra fun, as it features two of the best of the time in a pas de deux (pair ride). If you have not tried this, or quadrille, believe me that it is … More Video From When Dressage Was Fun
Have you ever had someone share something on Facebook that you were dying to respond to, but you knew that your response would anger or alienate some of your friends or “friends of friends”? It’s a fairly regular occurrence for me, whether religion, politics or horse topics. But never have I been quite as torn … More Facebook is killing Dressage!
This is a rider that I quite like and feel is underrated on the International scene – although she certainly does all right for herself. Admittedly, I would prefer to have the horse not drop behind the vertical as much as he does, but the overall feeling of this ride is something I would like … More Uta Graf and Dandelion
I was watching some of the video from last week’s Dressage at Aachen, and I was struck by the almost manic nature of the top rides. It’s hard to imagine that there is any actual collection going on in these rides, with the speed at which they almost crash through all of the movements! Totilas … More Where’s the Fire?!