I previously shared video of Pedro Torres and the stallion Oxidado doing Working Equitation. Their partnership, to me, is obvious and inspiring. Recently I ran across an interview with Pedro, where he talked about his inspirations and philosophies. Within the interview was a passage that particularly resonated with me, where he explained a bit about how his partnership with Oxidado developed.
In the wake of the World Equestrian Games, with a few good Dressage rides and a number of appalling ones that scored too high, and news of horses dying in other competitions in those games, I felt the need to make my self feel better. I wanted to seek out proof, and reassure myself that … More What Dressage should look like!