Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag: Retired Racehorse Project

Thriving Thoroughbreds – Part Three

Salute to the Thoroughbred!  This month on YourDressage, we are saluting the versatile Thoroughbred and Thoroughbred crosses of all kinds. Dressage riders who choose Thoroughbreds as...

Versatility and Heart. My Thoroughbred Partner.

A lifelong equestrian in Region 7 shares about how she had never had a Thoroughbred partner before, but discovered their heart and versatility was the perfect match for her.

From Racing to Dancing

He was still going around me energetically in the pen when the vet said she’d seen enough, and I wondered to myself, "how am I going to catch him?" I stepped slightly in front of him and asked him to stop. To my surprise, he slowed right down and turned toward me, like "Ok, what are we doing next?"

Jess and Wex’s Village Comes to Kentucky

By Ariel Christy Many people have heard the African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child,” as it describes the support, commitment, and community when...

Rising to the Occasion in the Rolex Arena

By Ariel Christy A enter working trot, X halt salute. It’s the start of nearly all dressage tests for competitive dressage riders. However, for more than 100...

The Makeover Family

By Anne Zaharias It was with a bit of apprehension that I decided to participate in the 2018 Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) Makeover. It was...
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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.