Tag Archives: rollkur

Where is your line?

We all have a line.  It is invisible.  You may not be aware of your line, or think much about it.  But, you know when someone has crossed that line.  Everyone’s line is in a different place.  Take the recent … Continue reading

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Which would you choose?

The controversy still swirls around the method known variously as rollkur or LDR (low, deep, and round).  Someone from a Facebook group I’m part of recently posted photos and video from Falsterbro, a high level competition in Sweden.  This evidence showed that the … Continue reading

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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

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Equus interruptus

I have been away.  Duty called, and I winged my way across these United States for several days in the D.C. area.  I spent those days learning things for my job.  I would rather have been riding and learning horsey … Continue reading

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