Tag: Connemara

A Traditional Irish Mare

Dunton’s Irish Magnum is a 2007 Irish Draught Sport Horse. Her bloodlines are considered to be that of a traditional Irish horse. She is a mix of Irish Draught, Connemara pony, and Thoroughbred.  A traditional bred horse is any combination of those three breeds, but with no warmblood influence in any way.

Meet the Certified Instructor – Jennifer Grant, Cincinnati, OH

Jennifer Grant had the great fortune of growing up riding in mountain forests and open prairies on horseback, starting colts in the round pen,...

Meet the L Graduate – Lorraine Klepacz

Lorraine Klepacz started riding when she was 8 years old. Her riding background evolved from hunter/jumpers to foxhunting to upper-level eventing, and currently consists...

Meet the L Graduate – Heather Dostal

Heather Reynolds Dostal has been riding since the age of 5, eventing through her youth switching to dressage later in life. Her practice as...

From the YourDressage Archives – Breeding Connemaras

It’s Throwback Thursday!  Enjoy this article from the YourDressage Archives, which was originally published in the May 2017 issue of the flipbook version of...

Unsung Heroes – Tammy and Tom Lisi

An “unsung hero” is defined as someone whose contributions are unacknowledged or little-known. In this series, we will feature and recognize some of these...

Gold for Mo

By Tillie Jones I remember being in awe of those girls that seemed to win all the awards. They were much older. Sophisticated. Refined. They seemed to...

Breeding Connemaras

By Sally Oxnard In 1994, I started riding my daughter’s Appaloosa, Charles, when her extracurricular activities began to take up her riding time. She preferred...
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The First US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®

Take a look through the first ever US Dressage Finals program!

USDF Recognizes Accomplishments for Riders of All Ages

USDF recognizes achievement for riders age 50 & over through the Adequan®/USDF Vintage Cup program, & riders age 60 & over through the Master's Challenge Award!