Tag: American Saddlebred
A Champion Over Fences and Down Centerline
A friend had encouraged me to give eventing a try, and I knew in order to be competitive, one needed a strong dressage score. I had dabbled in hunter shows and am an avid foxhunter, so the jumping and cross country wasn't an issue—it was starting from scratch with dressage.
Saddlebred September! – Part 3
Celebrating American Saddlebreds!! This month on YourDressage, we are celebrating the graceful Saddlebred and Saddlebred crosses of all kinds. Dressage riders who choose Saddlebreds as...
Eye of Horus
#2372 was my gelding’s number. I bought him sight unseen, off a 30-second video and two pictures. I broke every rule of horse buying that day.
A Life Spent with Saddlebreds
My family had purchased the Saddlebred stallion Flight Time Gold. He was magnificent. Platinum mane and tail, so much sheen he shimmered in the sun, a partial blue eye, a blaze, and two high whites in the back. He was like a horse out of a fairy tale.
Saddlebred September! – Part 2
Celebrating American Saddlebreds!! This month on YourDressage, we are celebrating the graceful Saddlebred and Saddlebred crosses of all kinds. Dressage riders who choose Saddlebreds as their mounts are eligible for Adequan®/USDF All-Breeds Awards as the American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association is on our Participating Organization list.
From FEI Young Riders to Adopting an American Saddlebred: Reflections from...
This year, I’ve been patiently standing in the wash rack with hose in hand, watching for this horse’s eyes to soften before I spray. This year, I’ve been grabbing a fistful of chestnut mane as we venture outside of the arena. This year, I’ve been gaining the trust of a horse who has every reason not to trust anymore.
Lightning Struck Blue
My love for Saddlebreds started years ago when I took a few lessons on them. As life took me away from horses, and I raised a family, I never lost my love for them. I was lucky enough to be able to buy Red when I was 50 years old.
Saddlebred September! Part 1
Celebrating Saddlebreds!! This month on YourDressage, we are celebrating the graceful Saddlebred and Saddlebred crosses of all kinds.
Saddlebreds – Versatility in a Single Package
My journey into dressage was kind of a winding road due to my commitment to riding and showing American Saddlebred horses. My eyes were opened, and I was inspired to retrain my horse, Sable, and start my young horses through the methods of dressage.
American Saddlebred “Born to Rage” Shows on the Devon Stage
By Ruby Tevis Before 2019, Dressage at Devon had never seen an American Saddlebred compete in Materiale, until Laura Jumpp stepped in to the ring...
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