Friday, March 24, 2023

Tag: Non-Traditional Dressage Mounts

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.

The Non-Traditional Dressage Horse

August is Youth Month on YourDressage! From stories about remarkable young dressage enthusiasts across the country, to articles about some of the opportunities USDF...

There’s Something About Bymbeaux

At almost 58, it has been a long, windy road, and I don't think I'd have it any other way. With Quilla and Quinn, I should be able to compete until 70, and then we'll see. I will just keep on keeping on, doing the best I can with what I have.

My Little Appy That Could

Jetta means so much to me - she’s my partner, my friend, my teacher, and literally everything I never knew I needed. She expects the best of me and holds me accountable, yet she literally wraps her neck around me and uses her chin to pull me in for hugs. I don’t know what I would do without her.

Apollo: God of the Dance

By Annie Trice RCL Apollo Hancock and I started our journey in a national women's training competition in Oklahoma in 2014.  It was essentially a colt...

It’s Not Always “Easy”

By Jennifer Hemphill Where shall my story begin with our journey together? Let’s start from the moment this beautiful mare, Easy Spirit of Garr Dell,...

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. 
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