Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag: Navicular

A Story of Gratitude

My introduction to the equestrian world began in the hunter and jumper rings. I started by competing with my first pony, a Welsh X Thoroughbred mare named Valencia, aka Lacey. After a tough year of troubleshooting lameness issues, and discovering her navicular syndrome, I began rehabbing her with dressage. Although Lacey’s medical issues have been a challenge to manage, I wouldn’t change a thing, as it led me to dressage. Lacey has taught me an incredible amount for which I will be forever grateful.
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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.