Below are ride times for our July 18-19 clinic with US Olympian Michael Barisone. Sign up to audit at EventClinics.com! WEDNESDAY 10:45 Lisa Hellmer & Aniko, 11 yr Oldenburg Gelding, Prix St. Georges 11:30 Lauren Sprieser & Gretzky RV, 7 yr KWPN Gelding by Johnson, Third Level 12:15 Rhonda Van Lowe & Escritor HGF, 5 […]
While show season is winding down, our educational events are just heating up! Join us in July and August for these great opportunities to learn July 18-19 and August 29-30: Dressage Clinics with US Olympian Michael Barisone. Michael joins us monthly for two days of fun and focused world-class training, with horses from green to […]
Summer has hit us like a freight train, with heat indexes over 100* and high humidity here in Virginia. Summer is long and unrelenting here in the South, so it’s acclimate or don’t ride. Of course on the really hot days we use good sense and will adjust our riding plan accordingly, but my team […]
We’ve come, seen and won some stuff! And we’ve also had some great events both on and off the farm, and made a fantastic trip to The Netherlands. Read all about it and more at our June e-newsletter, and if you don’t receive our news directly in your inbox, sign up!
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It’s been more than 500 entries and almost nine years since I started this blog. I think I had about 12 readers in the beginning; the last one logged more than 150,000 views in just a few days. That is AMAZING. I am so touched! But that means I’m getting lots of new readers, so […]
Parents, let your daughters grow up to be horse girls. Let them learn early the joy of dirt under their fingernails and the responsibility of cleaning tack or sweeping aisles. Let them learn that if they don’t do the chores, or if they don’t keep their grades up, they can’t go ride. Let them struggle […]
Show season is here! And we’re ready, with our first round of results and with some awesome educational opportunities including saddle fit, bit fit and Michael Barisone. Read all about it in our April e-newsletter, and be sure to sign up to receive our monthly report in your inbox!
UPDATE 4/23 – Below is the schedule for our April 25-26 clinic with Michael Barisone. Sign up for auditing at EventClinics.com! WEDNESDAY 11:30 Rhonda Van Lowe & Escritor HGF, 5 yr PRE Gelding, Training Level 12:15 Lee Phaup & Rainy, 15 yr Hanoverian Gelding by Rosenthal, Prix St. Georges 1:00 Hannah McSween & Avatar, 12 […]
Unless you’ve done the winter circuits in Florida or California, you’re probably thinking about your first show of the season. And for many of you amateur riders, this might be your first show season ever. As I watch my own students make their plans for the year, I wanted to share some musings on showing […]