My First Time As A Horse Show Announcer

By Suzanne Kruass At age 60,  I did something new.  I became a horse show announcer - at a dressage show.

Happily Ever After On The Back of a Horse

When we put out a call on our social media pages for photos to fill galleries, we are usually overwhelmed by the response we...

A Filly at Finals

By Kendra Hansis If you've ever considered showing a youngster in-hand or in Materiale, do it! You'll have a much more mature horse by the time you're ready to go up the levels.

Lisa Gorretta – 2022 USDF Lifetime Achievement Award

1 Lisa Gorretta was named USDF’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient in 2022. She was honored at the Salute Gala & Annual Awards Banquet at the...

10 Tips for Dressage Seat Equitation Riders

By Mike Osinski, USEF “S” and FEI Judge With the popularity of Dressage Seat Equitation, the numbers are rising in these classes across the country. Here are a few tips for riders to understand what the judges are looking for in an Equitation class.

Small but Mighty

By Dale Downs A cremello, gaited, grade pony was born in Midland, Michigan. Bought before he was three years old by Dr. Dawn Wietfeldt, whose...

From the YourDressage Archives – Love for the Underdog

It’s Throwback Thursday!  Enjoy this article from the YourDressage Archives, which was originally published in the June 2018 issue of the flipbook version of...

IDA Quiz Challenge Opens Doors

By Elizabeth Kness Since joining IDA in 2019, the world of collegiate dressage has opened a wealth of opportunities for me to build on my...

Volunteer Spotlight – Pamela Wilhelm

Volunteers – the hardworking, unsung heroes of the dressage world! In Our Volunteer Spotlight series, we recognize those who keep the dressage industry going. Tell...