After the relative ease of running a schooling show at our own farm a few weeks ago, my team and I decided to brave the first recognized dressage show in Virginia: Dressage At Lexington, a big, long and prestigious show that normally marks the end of our summer competition season. This year it was the […]
Results from our first schooling show, the Corona Lite I, are below. Congrats to all riders! Intro 1. Nikki Smith & Riverton, Intro C, 73 2. Nikki Smith & Riverton, Intro C, 72.25 3. Lauren Axselle & Velvet Alley, Intro B, 62.19 4. Lauren Axselle & Velvet Alley, Intro C, 60.75 5. Jodie Potts & […]
Our Virtual Cocktail Party series continues! We’ve got some great up-and-coming meetings on the docket: click here to see them all! We’re talking to top competitors Emily Donaldson and Alice Tarjan about the decision to go pro versus staying an amateur; another great chat with Grand Prix dressage rider Lauren Chumley about teaching flying changes; […]
Hi everyone! Below are preliminary ride times for our show on Sunday, June 14. If you’ll be showing with us, PLEASE READ THE REST OF THIS and don’t just skip ahead to ride times, because a) this is our first show so bear with us, and b) um, coronavirus. SO. 1. Hey, the coronavirus is […]
We’ve got a schooling show! We’ve got the return of Cavaletti Sundays! And we’ve got plenty more to put on your calendar and look forward to, even in these nutty times. Click to read more in our May Newsletter 2.0, and sign up to receive our monthly (except when it’s not) newsletter directly in your […]
Our socially distanced schooling show is live! You can register (and read our rules – this ain’t your normal schooling show) online at Strider. Please note that an entry cannot be accepted unless it contains a signed waiver of liability, a current coggins AND THE NAMES OF ALL in your trailer group, even if you’re […]
We’re open for business in a safety-conscious way, we’re making plans for horse shows, and we’re keeping our horses and riders learning. Read our May e-newsletter to find out how, and to join in on the fun!
If you don’t follow Lauren Sprieser on Facebook, you might have missed the Virtual Cocktail Party series. Sponsored by the Sprieser Sporthorse Elite Club, Lauren is hosting three FREE educational “parties” via Zoom, in these times of social distancing, to keep learning and keep having fun while we’re safe at home. We’ve had some amazing […]
We’re carefully reopening for lessons, with strict biosecurity protocols and distancing measures, for the safety of all. And we’re excited to be participating in a virtual horse show, for a great cause! Click to read our April newsletter and learn more.
Hi Sprieser Sporthorse family. We had this grand plan to lay out some long-planned staff changes in a tranquil way once we were close to getting back from FL, and then the coronavirus reared its spiky little head, forcing our hand much earlier than planned. So I’m going to jankily tell you all about some […]