Tag Archives: FEI

Dressage Wars

It’s getting ugly out there!  There’s a battle raging on social media, and at the heart of it is the equestrian pursuit that I love.  On the one side you have the  “Dressage is horrible!  I’d never do that to … Continue reading

Posted in My Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The video that will not die!

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Improving Your "Eye", Thinking Out Loud | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

What is “cruel”?

I’ve been pondering the question of cruelty a lot lately.  There certainly is more than enough cruelty in the world.  But if you go by the internet, you would be hard pressed to find anything that we do with horses that … Continue reading

Posted in Horsemanship, Thinking Out Loud | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Do we love them?

What is love? Baby, don’t hurt me Don’t hurt me no more Lyrics by Haddaway A recent Facebook post, on the Tamarack Hill Farm page, raised a debate about how much top riders care about their horses. I hear it … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Out Loud | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments